Monthly Archives: March 2012

Corsair Hydro Series H100 CPU Cooler Review for Servers and Workstations

Today we are taking a look at the Corsair Hydro Series H100 liquid cooling solutions specifically in the context of servers and workstations. I...

Thermaltake MAX-1542 Hot Swap SSD 4-in-1 2.5″ to 5.25″ Review

Solid-state storage is getting cheaper almost by the day, so it is no surprise that users are starting to put more than one SSD...

Tyan’s New Sandy Bridge-EP Xeon E5-2600 Series C600 Motherboards

Today I am taking a quick peek at the new range of Intel C600 chipset based server motherboards from Tyan for the new Intel...

Launching the STH RAID Calculator v1

A few weeks ago I decided that I was going to put a renewed effort into building useful tools for ServeTheHome.com. The first tool...

AMD Opteron 3200 Series Platform Answering Intel Xeon E3 series

AMD is following Intel's Xeon E3 strategy for uniprocessor servers and is announcing the availability of the AMD Opteron 3200 series. The Opteron 3200 is a...

New LSI 9266-4i and 9266-8i Features

Today we have another installment in Pieter Schaar's LSI series. Pieter is  perhaps best known as the one behind laptopvideo2go.com. He has been a...

Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690 Update: Power Consumption & Folding@Home

As I already mentioned, the new Sandy Bridge Xeons are fast, especially with two high-end Xeon E5-2690's in a single system. One thing I...

AMD Opteron 6128: Multi-socket platform bargain Xeon alternative

Today we are going to take a quick look at the AMD Opteron 6128 CPU which has become a very cost-effective building block for...

Download Supermicro IPMIView Latest Version

Several readers each week read articles about Supermicro IPMIview and various mentions each week and want to give it a try but cannot find...

Dual Xeon E5-2690 – A quick look Intel’s Dual Socket LGA 2011 flagship

Recently I had some performance previews of the Xeon E5-2687W which one could easily tell were a bit slanted. The E5-2687W is a 150w...

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AMD EPYC Monero Mining WR

Dual AMD EPYC 7601 CPUs Can Offset Operational Costs Using Monero Mining

The AMD EPYC 7601 dual processor system we have in the lab has set a world record for dual socket Monero mining and can offset ongoing data center costs
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AMD EPYC 7000 Series Architecture Overview for Non-CE or EE Majors

With the launch of AMD EPYC we can finally go into detail about the AMD architecture codenamed "Naples." CPU design is dense but we simplify basics for you
Dual Socket AMD EPYC 7601 Power Consumption

AMD EPYC 7601 Dual Socket Early Power Consumption Observations

We preview the power consumption figures of the top-end AMD EPYC 7601 dual CPU configuration with 512GB of RAM and see excellent results