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EDGE Boost Pro 300GB Enterprise SSD Review

EDGE Boost Pro 300GB Enterprise SSD Review

Today Paul takes an in-depth look at a cheaper enterprise SSD than we are used to seeing. Follow on as he examines the Boost Pro 300GB from EDGE Memory. | May 15, 2014 at 9:02 am CDT

Kingston KVR-16R11S4/8HA DDR3 1600MHz ValueRAM Server Memory Review

Kingston KVR-16R11S4/8HA DDR3 1600MHz ValueRAM Server Memory Review

We are looking at the Kingston KVR-16R11S4/8HA ValueRAM server memory kit and seeing just what it is capable of. Let's find out what William thinks now. | May 9, 2014 at 4:39 pm CDT

TYAN S7056WGM3NR-2T (Intel C602) Server Motherboard Review

TYAN S7056WGM3NR-2T (Intel C602) Server Motherboard Review

TYAN's S7056WGM3NR-2T is a full featured server motherboard that is a perfect fit for many different types of servers. Let's see how it performs now. | May 9, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT

ASRock Rack 1U12LW-C2750 12-Bay Storage Server Review

ASRock Rack 1U12LW-C2750 12-Bay Storage Server Review

Intel's Atom processor has taken several twists and turns over the last year. ASRock Rack takes the new Avoton 8-core model to storage servers. | May 8, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT

Seagate 6TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 Review

Seagate 6TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 Review

Seagate's 6TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 delivers a big boost in capacity and performance. Read on as Paul gives us the full rundown of the new drive. | May 7, 2014 at 3:05 pm CDT

Micron M500DC 800GB Enterprise SSD Review

Micron M500DC 800GB Enterprise SSD Review

Today Paul spends some time taking an in-depth look at Micron's M500DC 800GB enterprise SSD. Is this an option you should consider for your needs? Read on. | May 7, 2014 at 12:15 pm CDT

Serial Cables SA-ENC12G-01A 12Gb/s SAS3 JBOD External Storage Review

Serial Cables SA-ENC12G-01A 12Gb/s SAS3 JBOD External Storage Review

Serial Cables' SA-ENC12G-01A JBOD is designed for lab environments and testing applications. We test the 12GB/s enclosure with the fastest SSDs out. | May 6, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT

ASUS Z97-WS Workstation (Intel Z97) Motherboard Review

ASUS Z97-WS Workstation (Intel Z97) Motherboard Review

ASUS' new Z97-WS is very fresh out of the gate, so be sure to get yourself a cup of coffee before you start this review - you won't want to miss a thing. | Apr 28, 2014 at 11:13 am CDT

ASUS Z97-WS Workstation Motherboard (Intel Z97) Overview

ASUS Z97-WS Workstation Motherboard (Intel Z97) Overview

The launch is a little ways off, but today William gives us a quick look at the upcoming ASUS Z97-WS workstation motherboard featuring the Z97 chipset. | Apr 27, 2014 at 6:00 pm CDT

DriveSavers Data Recovery Site Tour - Your Data, Recovered

DriveSavers Data Recovery Site Tour - Your Data, Recovered

We visit DriveSavers Data Recovery to take a close look at how they save data from data storage devices of all varieties. Let's take a close look now. | Apr 18, 2014 at 8:54 am CDT

PLX Technology Site Visit - ExpressFabric Demonstration

PLX Technology Site Visit - ExpressFabric Demonstration

We visited PLX Technology to learn about its new ExpressFabric converged fabric, which enables exciting new datacenter designs. Let's take a close look. | Apr 17, 2014 at 5:03 pm CDT

CoreRise Comay BladeDrive E28 1.6TB Enterprise PCIe SSD Review

CoreRise Comay BladeDrive E28 1.6TB Enterprise PCIe SSD Review

Comay enters the enterprise PCIe SSD market with the BladeDrive E28, offering capacities up to 3.2TB. We take the 1.6TB drive version for a test drive. | Apr 15, 2014 at 5:05 pm CDT

HGST Ultrastar SSD800MH 12Gb/s SAS3 Enterprise SSD Review

HGST Ultrastar SSD800MH 12Gb/s SAS3 Enterprise SSD Review

HGST's SSD800MH enterprise SSD is designed to deliver the highest performance available in the harshest workloads imaginable. | Apr 15, 2014 at 1:05 am CDT

ASRock Rack 2U12L6SC-2TS6 Barebones Server Kit Review

ASRock Rack 2U12L6SC-2TS6 Barebones Server Kit Review

The list of server types is long, but if you are looking for a general purpose server for compute or storage, then the ASRock 2U12L6SC-2TS6 could be it. | Apr 8, 2014 at 12:03 pm CDT

GIGABYTE GA-7PESH3 (Intel C602) Workstation Motherboard Review

GIGABYTE GA-7PESH3 (Intel C602) Workstation Motherboard Review

GIGABYTE unleashes a dual-CPU workstation motherboard equipped with enough PCIe lanes to run four video cards and SAS storage options. Let's check it out. | Apr 7, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT

Toshiba PX02SS 12Gb/s SAS3 Enterprise SSD Review

Toshiba PX02SS 12Gb/s SAS3 Enterprise SSD Review

Toshiba's rapid expansion of its 12Gb/s SAS3 line of drives spawns a resilient SSD designed for the heaviest write workloads. Let's investigate now. | Apr 2, 2014 at 9:03 am CDT

HGST Ultrastar He6 6TB Helium Enterprise HDD Review

HGST Ultrastar He6 6TB Helium Enterprise HDD Review

Paul examines HGST's Ultrastar He6, which delivers the highest capacity and storage density in tandem with low power consumption and cool operation. | Mar 30, 2014 at 3:59 pm CDT

Rosewill RSV-Z2600 2U Rackmount Server Chassis Review

Rosewill RSV-Z2600 2U Rackmount Server Chassis Review

Our NAS / SAN test lab is growing quickly! To keep our systems orderly, we place servers in rackmount cases - enter the RSV-Z2600 2U chassis from Rosewill. | Mar 27, 2014 at 8:41 pm CDT

LSI MegaRAID SAS3 9361-8i 12Gb/s RAID Controller Review

LSI MegaRAID SAS3 9361-8i 12Gb/s RAID Controller Review

LSI's long-awaited 12Gb/s RAID controllers have finally arrived. Today Paul takes the 9361-8i out for a spin with the fastest 12Gb/s SSDs available. | Mar 25, 2014 at 4:47 pm CDT

Seagate Savvio 15K.3 Enterprise HDD Review

Seagate Savvio 15K.3 Enterprise HDD Review

We drill down on the performance of the new Seagate 15K.3 enterprise HDD and look at how it fits into the Seagate portfolio of hard disk drives. | Mar 24, 2014 at 9:07 am CDT

WD Xe 10k SAS 2.5-inch Enterprise HDD Review

WD Xe 10k SAS 2.5-inch Enterprise HDD Review

WD's Xe provides high-density performance storage for demanding applications. We take a closer look at how it competes with other 10k HDD solutions. | Mar 21, 2014 at 9:05 am CDT

Toshiba AL13SE Series 10k SAS 2.5-inch Enterprise HDD Review

Toshiba AL13SE Series 10k SAS 2.5-inch Enterprise HDD Review

Paul takes a close look at the Toshiba AL13SE series, a mainstay in the datacenter for high performance and mission-critical workloads. | Mar 19, 2014 at 9:05 am CDT

Vantec EZSwap M2512T HDD Storage Rack Review

Vantec EZSwap M2512T HDD Storage Rack Review

Looking for storage capacity at its best? We take a look at the 12-bay M2500 from Vantec, which holds your 2.5-inch storage drives. | Mar 13, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT

Netgear ProSAFE XS708E 10 Gigabit Switch Review

Netgear ProSAFE XS708E 10 Gigabit Switch Review

Today Chris takes a close look at the new Netgear ProSAFE XS708E. It's a fast 10 Gigabit switch which you could consider if upgrading your network. | Mar 11, 2014 at 9:11 am CDT

Vantec EZSwap M3500 HDD Storage Rack Review

Vantec EZSwap M3500 HDD Storage Rack Review

The EZSwap M3500 from Vantec offers a robust aluminium design fit for workstations and servers. Read on as we explore this new solution. | Mar 10, 2014 at 5:04 pm CDT

Rosewill RGS-1016 16-Port Gigabit Switch Review

Rosewill RGS-1016 16-Port Gigabit Switch Review

A 16-port Gigabit switch with a slim profile and rack mounting capabilities is in the lab today from Rosewill. Tyler tells us about it. | Mar 6, 2014 at 9:05 am CST

A Major Shift in the Data Storage Market is on the Horizon

A Major Shift in the Data Storage Market is on the Horizon

Is VMware's entrance to the software-defined storage market enough to disrupt the legacy storage industry as we know it? | Mar 5, 2014 at 6:06 am CST

ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS Workstation (Intel C602) Motherboard Review

ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS Workstation (Intel C602) Motherboard Review

When it comes to dual-socket 2011 workstation motherboards, ASUS came up with one of the best you can get. They held back nothing on the Z9PE-D8 WS. | Mar 4, 2014 at 9:15 am CST

StarTech 15U 19-inch Black Server Rack Cabinet 2636CABINET Review

StarTech 15U 19-inch Black Server Rack Cabinet 2636CABINET Review

StarTech's 15U 19-inch Server Rack Cabinet features a robust design that is mobile, yet can still support massive loads up to 2210 pounds. | Feb 28, 2014 at 9:06 am CST

Toshiba MG03SCA300 6Gb/s SAS HDD RAID Performance Analysis

Toshiba MG03SCA300 6Gb/s SAS HDD RAID Performance Analysis

Toshiba's 6Gb/s SAS MG03SCA300 3TB HDD has been a mainstay in the lab for several months. Now, we take a closer look at its RAID scaling performance. | Feb 25, 2014 at 9:00 am CST

Enterprise Flash Virtualization: Flash In The Pan or Here to Stay?

Enterprise Flash Virtualization: Flash In The Pan or Here to Stay?

There are several flash virtualization solutions popping up with slightly different implementation paths. Is this latest innovation here to stay? | Feb 25, 2014 at 12:31 am CST

Supermicro X9DR7-TF+ (Intel C602J) Server Motherboard Review

Supermicro X9DR7-TF+ (Intel C602J) Server Motherboard Review

Packing lots of features and RAM into a powerful server motherboard is just what Supermicro has done with the X9DR7-TF+. Let's take a look. | Feb 24, 2014 at 4:07 pm CST

InWin R400-03 4U Rackmount Chassis Review

InWin R400-03 4U Rackmount Chassis Review

Looking for a rackmount chassis option? Read on as we explore the R400 from InWin and see what we think of it in our review. | Feb 21, 2014 at 1:05 am CST

TYAN S7053GM2NR (Intel C602) Server Motherboard Review

TYAN S7053GM2NR (Intel C602) Server Motherboard Review

Today William takes a close look at TYAN's S7053GM2NR server motherboard that is based on Intel's C602 chipset. Let's see what he thinks of it. | Feb 17, 2014 at 5:02 pm CST

ASRock EP2C602-2T/D16 Server Motherboard (Intel C602) Review

ASRock EP2C602-2T/D16 Server Motherboard (Intel C602) Review

ASRock's EP2C602-2T/D16 is a fully loaded server motherboard that can be the centrepiece of your server system. Let's see just what it can do. | Feb 14, 2014 at 3:07 pm CST

Seagate 1200 STx00FM 12Gb/s SAS Enterprise SSD Review

Seagate 1200 STx00FM 12Gb/s SAS Enterprise SSD Review

Seagate's cutting-edge 12Gb/s SAS 1200 SSD with dual-port functionality and a wide range of enterprise-class features is under the spotlight today. | Feb 12, 2014 at 9:00 am CST

Seagate Business Storage Windows Server 4-Bay NAS Review - Intel Atom Powered

Seagate Business Storage Windows Server 4-Bay NAS Review - Intel Atom Powered

Seagate takes NAS storage to another level with Windows Storage Server 2012 and a 4-bay unit that uses Storage Spaces. Chris takes a look. | Feb 11, 2014 at 9:04 am CST

IntelliProp Hydra SATA Bridge IPA-SA117A-BR Review - Tested with Four Intel DC S3700 SSDs

IntelliProp Hydra SATA Bridge IPA-SA117A-BR Review - Tested with Four Intel DC S3700 SSDs

IntelliProp's HYDRA SATA bridge allows manufacturers to cram more density, endurance and performance into a 2.5" slot. Paul investigates it. | Feb 3, 2014 at 8:02 pm CST

ASUS P9D WS Workstation Motherboard Review

ASUS P9D WS Workstation Motherboard Review

The ASUS P9D WS is a workstation-class motherboard that works with Intel's new 4th gen CPU's. Let us look at just what this motherboard can do. | Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00 am CST

Dispelling Backblaze's HDD Reliability Myth - The Real Story Covered

Dispelling Backblaze's HDD Reliability Myth - The Real Story Covered

We chronicle Backblaze's failed attempt to provide credible HDD reliability data. Read on to find out why you should pay no attention at all. | Jan 24, 2014 at 8:09 am CST

Seagate NAS and WD Red HDD DAS RAID Performance Analysis

Seagate NAS and WD Red HDD DAS RAID Performance Analysis

The Seagate NAS and the WD Red hard drives go head-to-head in our DAS RAID 0 and RAID 5 tests. Let's see which one is the best choice. | Jan 20, 2014 at 3:31 pm CST

QNAP QTS 4.1 SMB Storage Manager Deep Dive

QNAP QTS 4.1 SMB Storage Manager Deep Dive

QNAP's new Storage Manager for SMB products brings powerful SAN features to low-cost, business specific NAS products. Let's take a close look. | Jan 9, 2014 at 9:01 pm CST

SanDisk Optimus Eco Enterprise SAS SSD Review

SanDisk Optimus Eco Enterprise SAS SSD Review

SanDisk releases the Optimus Eco to target the read-intensive market; yet the Eco retains many similar characteristics of the Optimus SSDs. | Jan 2, 2014 at 9:03 am CST

Supermicro X10SLV 4th Gen Core (Intel H81) Motherboard Review

Supermicro X10SLV 4th Gen Core (Intel H81) Motherboard Review

Supermicro's X10SLV is a Mini-ITX industrial class motherboard that works with Intel's new 4th generation CPU's. | Dec 18, 2013 at 12:01 am CST

Netgear ProSAFE XS712T L2+ 10GbE Switch Review

Netgear ProSAFE XS712T L2+ 10GbE Switch Review

Today Chris takes a look at Netgear's ProSAFE XS712T L2+ 10GbE switch. Is it time to get your house or office connected with 10Gb Ethernet? | Dec 11, 2013 at 1:00 am CST

Seagate Business Storage 8-Bay Rackmount NAS Review

Seagate Business Storage 8-Bay Rackmount NAS Review

The new Seagate Business Storage NAS packs the highest density in the 1U market today, up to 32TB with eight 4TB drives. Let's check it out now. | Dec 3, 2013 at 8:02 am CST

LSI SandForce SF3700 SSD Flash Controller Announcement Overview

LSI SandForce SF3700 SSD Flash Controller Announcement Overview

LSI unleashes the 14-core SF3700 SSD controller series to address numerous applications, from high-end enterprise to low-end consumer applications. | Nov 18, 2013 at 8:40 am CST

Adaptec by PMC ASR-8885 12Gb/s RAID Controller Review

Adaptec by PMC ASR-8885 12Gb/s RAID Controller Review

We test a prototype of the new Adaptec 12Gb/s ASR-8885 RAID controller with two high-powered arrays in RAID 0 and RAID 5. Amazing performance inside. | Nov 18, 2013 at 8:00 am CST

Supermicro X10SAT Workstation Haswell Xeon Motherboard Review

Supermicro X10SAT Workstation Haswell Xeon Motherboard Review

Supermicro's X10SAT is a versatile workstation-class motherboard that works with Intel's new Xeon E3 V3 product line. Let's take a close look. | Nov 15, 2013 at 8:00 am CST

Seagate Turbo SSHD Enterprise SSHD Review

Seagate Turbo SSHD Enterprise SSHD Review

Seagate's release of the Enterprise Turbo SSHD provides a seamless marriage of flash and platter-based technology. Let's take a close look now. | Nov 8, 2013 at 8:01 am CST