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Building an ASRock X299 Fatal1ty Test Bench with the i9-7900x

So you just built a brand new Z270 PC and Intel comes out with the newest X299 ahead of schedule.  Is it worth the bump to have the latest and greatest… or do you stick with the Z?  If you are a media professional or high end user that needs every core you can get, the Intel Skylake-X i9-7900x is a monster with …

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Intel Optane Memory Review – 1.4GB/s Speed & 300K IOPS for $44

Intel Optane Memory is Intel’ first phase in release of their Optane flash technology line that Intel hopes might revolutionize the flash industry.  At its most basic level, it is SSD storage that caches your hard drive with performance speeds up to 1.4GB/s, a speed that has yet to be seen for this type of storage in the industry.  The term ‘Optane’ is …

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The New Kaby Lake Z270 Test Bench Gets Built – 5GHz

Every year or so, we try to upgrade our hardware to stay current with tech trends and bumping our newest test bench up to the new Kaby Lake design was no different.  With Intel’ newest Optane Technology knocking at the door, the Z270 was a must.  If you are wondering whether the boot to Z270 is worth the jump from Z170, …

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Phison Demos Entry-level NVMe E8 Controller – CES 2017 Update

When talking about high-performance storage and the controllers that power them, you can be sure that Phison will be in the conversation. Many companies have taken advantage of their E7 NVMe controller to bring out enthusiast class SSDs, such as the Patriot Hellfire, Corsair MP500, and MyDigitalSSD BPX (all of which are in our queue to review). But, as times are moving, Phison …

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OWC Displays Base Unit Prototype For MacBook Pro Allowing Increased Storage and Function – CES 2017 Update

This week we met with Larry O’Connor, Founder and CEO of Other World Computing (OWC). Much of OWC’s success has been as a provider of storage upgrade solutions for Apple-made computing devices.  Our meeting in a suite at the Venetian was to view and discuss OWC’s latest offerings and plans. Apple has had a bit of a history of producing computing …

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Mangstor Announces NX6325 NVMe Over Fabric Storage Array

Mangstor is announcing a new non-volatile memory storage solution at this week’s VMworld 2016 Europe in Barcelona Spain.  The NX6325 NVMe over fabric storage array is capable of 100Gb/s interconnect speeds over RDMA networks.  Mangstor, which is a member of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Partner Ready for OEM program, has developed the NX6325 based on the HPE ProLiant DL380 …

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