Posts Tagged ‘Featured’
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CPCR Server Upgrade 2015: Lenovo ThinkServer RD540

Lenovo’s 1U Server Powerhouse In the past couple days, I wrote several articles about the new server hardware and colocation infrastructure powering CPCR. If you’ve already read those articles, you’ll proba...



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CPCR Server Upgrade 2015: Psychz Networks Colocation

Los Angeles Colocation With the server hardware figured out, the final thing to do was to figure out where to keep the server. Since I don’t have the infrastructure at home or at work to host a server, I needed a coloca...



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CPCR Server Upgrade 2015: New Hardware Overview

Self-Hosted Bliss When I originally founded Custom PC Review back in 2012, it was nothing more than a small personal blog running off some run of the mill shared hosting. Since then the site has grown quite a bit, and along wi...



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Review: Transcend StoreJet 25A3 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for $81 I’ll be honest here. We have a love affair with solid state drives here at Custom PC Review, and as SSDs have become higher capacity and more price competitive with traditional hard dri...



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Understanding LSI SandForce SF3700 Series Controller

3rd Generation SandForce, 1st Generation LSI SandForce When we look at the SSD industry today, there are few companies more well known than LSI SandForce. LSI SandForce drives power over 35% of the SSDs currently sold on the m...



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Selecting the Best Hard Drive for a Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Warning! Wrong hard disk drives (HDDs) may lead to data loss! Years ago, not many people owned their own NAS storage solutions. Gigabit Ethernet at the time was a luxury not many people enjoyed, NAS units were horrendously slow...



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SIGGRAPH 2013: Dell Launches Precision M3800 Mobile Workstation with 3200×1800 Display

Alongside Dell’s introduction of their latest Ultrasharp 32″ IGZO powered display, Dell is also pulling the wraps off the Precision M3800 mobile workstation. Since the dawn of time, consumers and businesses looking ...



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SIGGRAPH 2013: Dell Unveils 32″ Ultrasharp with 3840×2160 Native Resolution

Behind closed doors here at SIGGRAPH 2013, Dell recently pulled the wraps off their latest Ultrasharp 32″ display. This gargantuan display is expected to be Dell’s flagship professional series monitor featuring an U...



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Samsung Unveils 840 Evo SSD at 2013 Samsung SSD Global Summit

Last year at Samsung’s Global SSD Summit, Samsung unveiled the 840 and 840 Pro SSD and we’re here again at Samsung’s SSD Global Summit this year to witness another SSD launch, the Samsung 840 Evo. The Samsung ...



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Computex 2013: ADATA Displays XNP280E M.2 SSD, Boasts 1.8GB/s Sequential Read/Writes

Recently at Computex 2013, ADATA showed off their new SX2000 enterprise SSD, which featured a whopping 1.6TB capacity and sequential read/write performance of up to 1.8GB/s… and it looks like it also has a M.2 (NGFF) base...