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HGST's helium-filled He6 6TB hard drive selling for $800
— 10:32 AM on January 29, 2014

HGST introduced the Ultrastar He6 6TB in November. The drive is not only the first to offer 6TB of storage in a single...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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AMD reveals ARM-based Opteron A1100 series
— 2:37 PM on January 28, 2014

AMD's first ARM-based server chip is set to start sampling in "a few weeks." The news comes from Andrew Feldman, GM of the company's Server...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Lenovo is buying IBM's x86 server business
— 9:21 AM on January 23, 2014

Lenovo acquired IBM's PC business way back in 2004. IBM retained its server division, but part of that will now be sold to Lenovo,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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SanDisk's ULLtraDIMM is an SSD on a memory stick
— 6:00 AM on January 23, 2014

It's an SSD, it's a DIMM, it's... both? SanDisk's new ULLtraDIMM storage device puts non-volatile flash on a DDR3 memory module. We'll indulge...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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16-core ''Warsaw'' CPUs added to Opteron lineup
— 7:00 AM on January 22, 2014

AMD has added a couple of server processors to the Opteron 6300 series. These new offerings are based on Warsaw, which appears to be...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Native 16-core Opteron appears in AMD document
— 4:40 PM on January 21, 2014

A mysterious new processor has appeared in an official AMD document. German site Planet3DNow first spotted the reference to the eight-module, 16-core part...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Etc.
— 10:28 AM on January 20, 2014

Morning, all. Today is MLK day, so we'll be posting lightly or possibly lounging around on the couch playing Kingdom Rush. I personally plan to...

Type: News story Tags: Networking The Tech Report

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Report: NSA can hack offline computers via radio waves
— 10:40 AM on January 15, 2014

People looking to avoid the NSA's extensive electronic spying programs may have thought that unplugging their Internet connections would be enough to hide from prying...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Lepa splashes color coatings on its CPU coolers
— 7:19 PM on January 11, 2014

You know those black- and white-coated Enermax ETS-T40 heatsinks we reviewed last September? At CES this week, Lepa (Enermax's sister brand) had some similar...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Be Quiet's Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU cooler is beautifully sinister
— 6:00 AM on January 9, 2014

CPU coolers aren't always the most exciting PC components, but they're often among the most striking. That's certainly the case with Be Quiet's new...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Real World Tech analyzes Knights Landing rumors
— 4:10 PM on January 3, 2014

Intel has revealed relatively few details about Knights Landing, the next-gen processor set to join the Xeon Phi family. This massively parallel chip is designed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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New NSA revelations detail remote Wi-Fi hacking, iOS exploits
— 10:48 AM on December 31, 2013

Another day, another collection of NSA spying revelations. The latest comes from security researcher Jacob Appelbaum, who spoke yesterday at the Chaos Communications Congress. During...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

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ARM server SoC firm Calxeda shuts down, lays off staffers
— 11:16 AM on December 20, 2013

Remember Calxeda? Back in 2011, HP announced plans to partner up with the Austin, Texas-based startup in order to produce ARM-powered servers. Now, just...

Type: News story Tags: Servers

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Deal of the week: Keyboards, coolers, and storage
— 3:31 PM on December 13, 2013

We have a nice variety of deals this week, from mechanical keyboards and liquid coolers to solid-state drives and good old mechanical storage. ...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Input devices

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Asus teases custom Radeon R9 290X with DirectCU II cooler
— 12:47 PM on December 9, 2013

The Radeon R9 290X is a beast—and a toasty one at that. Cards based on AMD's reference design appear to be thermally limited, especially...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling

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Next-gen Intel SSDs could have 2TB capacities, integrated heatsinks
— 9:21 AM on December 5, 2013

Information about Intel's next-gen SSDs has leaked out. Myce has published a collection of slides detailing several drives due to be released in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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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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