Monthly Archives: April 2012

LSI SAS 2208 RAID Controller Information and Listing

One of the most popular server RAID controller chips out there is the LSI SAS 2208. The LSI SAS 2208 is a 6.0gbs SAS...

Gigabyte GA-7PESH1 Dual Intel Xeon E5 Motherboard Review

Today we are looking at a Dual Intel Xeon E5 motherboard from Gigabyte, the GA-7PESH1. Gigabyte contacted me about a year ago around the...

EVGA SR-X Classified First Look

Today we take a look at what the EVGA SR-X Classified is all about. The EVGA SR-X Classified is a successor to EVGA's popular...

LSI SAS 2108 RAID Controller Information and Listing

One of the most popular server RAID controller chips out there is the LSI SAS 2108. The LSI SAS 2108 is a 6.0gbs SAS...

ASUS P8Z77-V Pro Intel Ivy Bridge Motherboard Review Z77

Today we are looking at the ASUS P8Z77-V Pro which is a Z77 chipset motherboard for the Intel Ivy Bridge CPU lineup. I have...

Gigabyte Server Motherboard IPMI Walkthrough – Part 1

Gigabyte has released their new Intel Xeon E5 series server motherboards recently. As most server vendors do, Gigabyte has a IPMI 2.0 interface for...

LSI SAS 2008 RAID Controller/ HBA Information

One of the most popular server RAID controller chip and HBA controller chip out there is the LSI SAS 2008. The LSI SAS 2008...

Intel Centerton Atom Based 6w Cloud CPU – Battling ARM

At Intel Developers Forum (IDF) in Beijing Intel announced its new Centerton Atom SoC to combat the looming threat of ARM architectures in for cloud...

ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS First Look

Just released from ASUS is the high-end workstation dual LGA2011 Z9PE-D8 WS motherboard. When you look at the board you can't help but notice 7x PCIe...

Intel Ethernet Controller Buffer ECC Comparison

Intel recently posted an article outlining the ECC schemes found in its Ethernet controllers. For those that do not know, Intel Ethernet controllers have...

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