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

Gigabyte MA10 ST0 Top

Intel Atom C3958 16-Core Top End Embedded QAT Linux Benchmarks and Review

We take the top-end Intel Atom C3000 series QuickAssist SKU, the 16-core Intel Atom C3958 through Linux benchmarks in our review and compare to Rangeley
Tyan S7106

Tyan Tempest CX S7106 Motherboard Review

The Tyan Tempest CX S7106 designed to pack tons of configuration flexibility into 1U and 2U chassis using an array of risers and OCP mezzanine cards
AMD EPYC And Xeon Scalable In Trays

AMD EPYC 7351P Single Socket CPU Linux Benchmarks and Review

Our AMD EPYC 7351P linux benchmarks and review includes a comparison to other AMD EPYC CPUs under $1000 and the entire Intel Xeon Silver line