Monthly Archives: January 2017

Drobo 5C

Drobo 5C Self-Managing USB-C Storage Solution Review

Our Drobo 5C Self-Managing USB-C storage solution review. Drobo makes direct attach storage ridiculously simple for even computer novices
Supermicro X10SDV-F Pre Production with Samsung 16GBx4

DDR4 DIMMs and System Power Consumption – We Tested

We tested a low power 1U system with 16x and 4x DDR4 DIMMs to see the power consumption impact of using fewer RDIMMs in a server
Netgear ReadyNAS RR4312X0 In Rack

Netgear ReadyNAS 4312X Review: Slick 2U Storage

We give the Netgear ReadyNAS 4312X a thorough review finding an easy-to-use and fast 3.5" hard drive storage NAS with 120TB capacity and hidden features
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB Retail Boxes

Project Kenko 01 Update – Samsung 750 EVO SSDs Wear Leveling Count Exhausted

We push our pair of sacrificial Samsung 750 EVOs SSDs to the point where the Wear Leveling Count SMART attribute is no longer moving in our endurance test
Dell PowerEdge R930 PCIe Expansion Above PSUs With Networkin

QSFP+ v. SFP+ v. 10Gbase-T – Testing power consumption differences

We test QSFP+, SFP+ and 10Gbase-T networking options (40GbE and 10GbE) to see the differences in absolute power consumption and power consumption per Gbps
Install Docker 1.13 Screenshot

Docker 1.13 Released – Docker for AWS and Azure out of beta

Docker 1.13 has some great new features. Aside from being out of beta for AWS and Azure there are new orchestration features, cleanup features and more
IcyDock Quad Bay MB561U3S 4S R1

ICY DOCK ICYCube Quad Bay MB561U3S-4S R1 USB 3.0 External HDD Enclosure Review

Our review of the Icy Dock ICYCube Quad Bay MB561U3S-4S R1. This USB 3.0 for hard drive/ SSD enclosure was simple to use and fast
Supermicro X11SSV M4 Storage And Expansion

Supermicro X11SSV-M4 Review – Embedded Intel Xeon E3-1515M V5 mITX Platform

Our review of the Supermicro X11SSV-M4 embedded Intel Xeon E3-1515M V4 mITX platform that sports Intel Iris Pro 580 graphics.
Intel Xeon E3-1500 V5 Updates

Intel Xeon E3-1515M V5 Benchmarks – 45W Embedded VDI CPU

We run the Intel Xeon E3-1515M V5 through our standard Linux benchmark suite to see how it stacks up to a myriad of other processors
Synology Router RT2600ac Front

Synology Router RT2600ac Released with VPN Plus

The Synology Router RT2600ac is a $230 MSRP router that has dual WAN capabilities and 802.11ac Wi-fi built-in. VPN Plus is a SMB/ SOHO SSL VPN solution

Latest Reviews

Why AMD EPYC Obliterates Threadripper In Monero And Cryptonight Mining Summary

AMD EPYC Obliterates Threadripper in Monero and Cryptonight Mining

We show why AMD EPYC simply obliterates Threadripper in Monero and Cryptonight mining with higher performance and transformatively better power efficiency
Intel Xeon D 2100 Series SoC Architecture

Exploring Intel Xeon D Evolution from Xeon D-1500 to Xeon D-2100

We show how the Intel Xeon D has evolved since its introduction into a higher power and performance part. We also show the performance of the Intel Xeon D-2100, Xeon D-1500, and Atom C3000 series CPUs at the high and low ends
Gigabyte MB51 PS0 Three Quarter

Gigabyte MB51-PS0 Intel Xeon D-2100 Series Launch Platform

Armed with a 16 core Intel Xeon D-2183IT CPU, the Gigabyte MB51-PS0 is an ATX platform that exposes an absolute maximum of the Intel Xeon D-2100 series functionality