Monthly Archives: December 2012

Intel Atom S1200 v Intel Xeon E3

Intel Atom S1200 Centerton Server Processor Launch Notes

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Intel Atom S1200 server processor launch. The morning's focus was on the current 6w Centerton generation...
DrayTek Vigor120 v2 with Vigor2820

DrayTek Vigor120 v2 Modem Review for ADSL and ADSL2+

Earlier this year we had a big thunderstorm, one very large bang later I discovered my Internet was out. A little investigating later led...
Supermicro Hyper-Speed Overclocking BIOS BCLK

Supermicro Hyper-Speed Server BIOS

The Supermicro Hyper-Speed product line is innovative in that it can speed up two Intel Xeon E5-2600 series processors. Today we are looking at...
Supermicro Hyper-Speed 6027AX-TRF Internal Heatsinks

Supermicro Hyper-Speed Servers Internal Components

Recently a new Supermicro Hyper-Speed server was sent to STH for review. For those not familiar with Supermicro Hyper-Speed it is enterprise overclocking. Basically,...
Supermicro Hyper-Speed 6027AX-TRF Front

Supermicro Hyper-Speed SYS-6027AX-TRF Chassis Review

Recently a new Supermicro Hyper-Speed server was sent to STH for review. For those not familiar with Supermicro Hyper-Speed it is enterprise overclocking. Supermicro...

Supermicro Upgrades Server System Warranties

As many in the industry know, Supermicro is making a push to brand the company as a system supplier, rather than a component supplier....
SFF-8087 Port on Disk Backplane

External SAS/ SATA Disk Chassis Wiring – Part 2

In External SAS/SATA Disk Chassis Wiring - Part 1 we looked at wiring a server with the cables and adapters needed to connect to an external SAS/SATA...
Intel Atom S1200 Centerton

Intel Atom S1200 Series Centerton

At the Intel Atom S1200 series Centerton launch event keeping a log in the forums of the Atom S1200 event. Will keep updating the...
Completed Server Wiring

External SAS/SATA Disk Chassis Wiring – Part 1

You've decided to build your own external hard drive chassis. You bought your drives and a bare chassis to house them. You've read Patrick's...
AMD Opteron 3200

AMD Opteron 4300 and Opteron 3300 Series Server CPUs Launched

AMD has brought their newest Piledriver architecture to two more product lines. The AMD Opteron 4300 series is a socket C32 solution meant for...

Latest Reviews

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
AMD EPYC Logo

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