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Data suggests consumer drives are as reliable as enterprise models
— 6:00 AM on December 5, 2013

Last month, online backup provider Backblaze published some interesting statistics on hard drive failure rates in its "storage pods." Now, the company is...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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ASRock combines Avoton SoC, 12 SATA ports on Mini-ITX mobo
— 10:56 AM on November 27, 2013

Attention, home server builders. ASRock has come up with a Mini-ITX motherboard with 12 Serial ATA ports. The awkwardly named C2750D4I is based...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Servers

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LSI introduces Nytro PCIe SSDs with low power consumption, 2TB capacity
— 9:16 AM on November 20, 2013

LSI is showing off some new enterprise gear at its Accelerating Innovation Summit in San Jose, California. The most interesting products may be in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Amazon Web Services adopts Nvidia GRID for cloud rendering
— 9:11 AM on November 6, 2013

Less than a year after its unveiling, Nvidia's GRID cloud gaming platform has been adopted by none other than Amazon. According to the

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers

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HGST's helium-filled hard drive to ship this year
— 11:01 AM on October 28, 2013

Helium-filled hard drives are really happening. After working on the technology for more than six years, HGST is finally ready to roll out...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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NEC shoehorns 368 Avoton cores and 1472GB of RAM into one box
— 3:01 PM on September 17, 2013

Our visit to the Kingston booth at IDF was particularly interesting for more than one reason. With the launch of Intel's Avoton SoC for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Servers

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Is this DDR4 demo box Haswell-EP in action?
— 12:03 PM on September 17, 2013

One of the highlights of this year's Intel Developer Forum was the introduction of the Xeon E5 v2 processors based on Ivy Bridge-EP silicon....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Xeon E5-2600 v2 series brings Ivy Bridge-EP to servers, workstations
— 1:30 PM on September 10, 2013

Last week, Ivy Bridge-E premiered in a trio of processors aimed at Intel's high-end X79 desktop platform. Today, similar silicon dubbed Ivy Bridge-EP heads...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Inside Intel's Atom C2000-series 'Avoton' processors
— 3:19 PM on September 4, 2013

Today, Intel officially unveiled the Atom C2000-series products based on Avoton, so we have the opportunity to offer a little more detail about this...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Servers

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Samsung mass-producing 32GB DDR4 modules for servers
— 9:05 AM on August 30, 2013

Samsung has begun mass-producing DDR4 memory modules for next-gen servers. The modules use Samsung's own chips, which are fabbed on "20 nanometer (nm)-class" process technology....

Type: News story Tags: Memory Servers

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IBM to license Power CPU architecture, integrate with Nvidia GPU tech
— 10:34 AM on August 7, 2013

IBM has announced that it will begin licensing its Power processor technology to other companies. As part of the move, IBM has formed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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Intel aims to reinvent the data center
— 9:32 PM on July 29, 2013

Last week, Intel hosted an event for press and analysts where it provided some updates on the state of its data center business. Then...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Systems Networking Servers

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Seagate introduces first SSHD for servers
— 11:34 AM on July 23, 2013

Seagate has extended its lineup of solid-state hybrid drives into enterprise territory. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Leaked Intel roadmap outlines SSD plans through early 2014
— 11:30 AM on July 2, 2013

VR-Zone's Chinese site has posted an official-looking roadmap outlining Intel's SSD plans into early 2014. The roadmap lists a couple of SSDs that could...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Western Digital subsidiary HGST buys enterprise SSD maker sTec
— 11:44 AM on June 24, 2013

Western Digital continues to expand its SSD portfolio. The firm has announced that wholly owned subsidiary HGST will acquire enterprise SSD maker sTec...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Berlin, Warsaw are the future of AMD's x86 server lineup
— 10:10 AM on June 18, 2013

We've already discussed the ARM-based server chip, code-named Seattle, that AMD announced as part of an updated server roadmap today. The firm also...

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AMD announces ARM-based Seattle chip for servers
— 9:09 AM on June 18, 2013

It's no secret that AMD has ARM-based Opteron processors in the works. We've known about the company's plan on that front since last October....

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Jaguar heads to servers aboard AMD's Opteron X-Series
— 10:49 AM on May 29, 2013

Only days after introducing its laptop-bound Kabini APUs, AMD has released a family of server chips based on the same architecture. Just like...

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