Server Components

CES 2017: EVGA Shows Off New iCX GPUs, B3 PSUs, Z270 Motherboards, Quick Disconnect Coolers

July 29, 2017

At CES 2017 we had the chance to stop by EVGA, which had a huge lineup of new products including the all-new iCX cooled GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards, Intel Z270 motherboards, a brand new lineup of budget-minded B3 power supplies, and the finished version of the quick disconnect CLC coolers we saw back […]

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Seasonic Prime Series PSU Warranty Increased to 12 Years

July 29, 2017

When it comes to power supplies, everyone who’s ever seriously worked with computers knows that Seasonic’ power supplies are the gold standard. There’s really no question about it. When you buy a Seasonic power supply, you know it’s going to last a long time.As a show of confidence in their ultra high reliability, most Seasonic […]

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Cooler Master Unleashes MasterWatt Maker 1200 MIJ PSU

July 29, 2017

Cooler Master recently announced their most ambitious power supply ever, the Cooler Master MasterWatt Maker 1200 MIJ.Designed in cooperation with Japanese electronics manufacturer, Murata, the Cooler Master MasterWatt Maker 1200 MIJ is a 1200W power supply featuring better than 80+ Titanium efficiency. In order to meet these demands, components used within the power supply is […]

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Crucial Announces 8 Gb Based DDR4 RAM Now Available

July 29, 2017

Crucial is ready to bring more density to the DDR4 memory market. Now available from Crucial are 8 Gb-based modules, which come in a wide variety to meet your specific needs. The modules are available as Registered (RDIMM), Load-Reduced (LRDIMM), and Error Correcting Code Unregistered (ECC UDIMM). RAM continues to make advances in both speed […]

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ioSafe BDR 515 Appliance Waterproof, Fireproof

July 29, 2017

Auburn, California-based ioSafe has entered the backup and disaster recovery (BDR) appliance business and announced the BDR 515, a backup storage device designed to withstand worst-case disaster scenarios including natural disasters, theft and loss of cloud connectivity. The BDR 515 is a stand-alone BDR appliance that offers a wide range of hardware for a variety […]

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Nallatech Reveals FPGA Accelerated Compute Node

July 29, 2017

Nallatech has partnered with Dell and Altera (now part of Intel) to develop a new FPGA Accelerated Compute Node. Nallatech’s goal is to provide the processing power plus FPGA and memory resources to provide FPGA accelerated computing within a dense form factor for datacenter scalability. The node also features system, power and thermal management. It […]

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Chenbro Announces RM43XXX Series High-Density Storage Server Chassis

July 29, 2017

Chenbro, a Taiwanese manufacturer, announced three new models of high-density storage server chassis: the RM43348, RM43260 and RM43160. Each model is in a 4U rackmount form factor. These systems can use either ATX or EATX motherboards, supporting the latest Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 / 1600 V3 families, depending upon configuration. The RM43348 offers 48 3.5” […]

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VMware vSphere 6.5: What You Need to Know

July 29, 2017

VMware vSphere 6.5 adds improved UIs, stronger security and better support for containerized applications. Let’s look at why these are important for IT. Credit: ShutterstockVMware’s vSphere grew out of the necessity and complexity of an expanding virtualization marketplace. Earlier server products such as VMware’s GSX and ESX server platforms weren’t robust enough to handle IT […]

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A Brief History of Linux

July 29, 2017

From Bell Labs in the 1960s to Torvalds in the 90s, find out how this little OS got its start. Though the birth of Linux didn’t occur until 1991, when Finnish college student Linus Torvalds started work on a new and free operating system, its roots go all the way back to the late 1960s […]

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How to Integrate Ansible and DSC

July 29, 2017

Using Ansible as the orchestration engine to deliver DSC configurations to servers is an excellent way to take advantage of both technologies. Credit: ShutterstockManaging lots of servers can take a ton of an IT admin’s time. There’s software to be installed, security patches to apply, configuration changes that must be performed and so on. This […]

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