Samsung’s NEW QVO SSD’s

Samsung will be releasing their new entry level Solid State Drives using QLC NAND. This entry level SSD will be a level below the 860 Pro and EVO line of Samsung SDD’s. The Samsung 860 QVO will be one of the first QLC SSD’s on the market which will drive the market prices for SSD’s down to HDD levels. Currently the price for a 1TB Western Digital Blue 7200 RPM drive is $0.04495 per gigabyte, whereas Samsung QVO 1TB will start at $149.99, $0.14999 per gigabyte. Samsung will also release a Read more…

AMD’s NEW Processor – ROME!

AMD is about to heat up the Enterprise market with their new flagship processor code named “Rome.” HP Enterprise and High-Performance Computer of the University of Stuttgart (HLRS) are collaborating together to build a next-generation supercomputer. The new supercomputer, named “Hawk,” will be the fastest supercomputer for industrial production and research. Hawk will be based on the AMD EPYC processor code named Rome and will have a theoretical peak performance of 24 PetaFLOPs. The new processors will use AMD’s Zen 2 architecture which is set to release in 2019.
AMD’s original Zen architecture was a major disruption on Intel’s Read more…

HP Z8 G4 Workstation vs Dell Precision T9720 Workstation: Which is Best for Media and Entertainment?

First off, let’s address the confusion between the ever-reliable desktop and the confusing functions of a workstation.

A desktop, as we all know, is a computer system that most people use to do everyday things. From the mundane activities we do online to writing tasks that don’t really require an internet connection, the handy laptop can easily perform these tasks with ease. However, even the best of laptops is nothing compared to what a workstation can do.

A workstation is a computer system integrated with the latest technology, which means it is definitely faster, more powerful, and Read more…

SAS versus SATA Drives – What is the Difference?

Around 300 million hard drive disks shipped in 2017 alone. That’s without any mention of solid state drives, the main competition for traditional HDDs.

Even within the world of HDDs, you find a divide that many people don’t recognize immediately. Specifically, it’s the SAS vs SATA hard drive divide.

Both SATA and SAS use the traditional platters and magnetic read/write heads people associate with hard drives. That means the drives look very similar on the surface.

In practice, you’ll find more than one difference between SAS and SATA drives. Keep reading and we’ll walk you through some of the big Read more…

Nvidia Geforce RTX 20 Series Release

The long awaited and anticipated new generation of video cards has finally been announced by Nvidia at Gamescom 2018. The new video cards have been announced with a new nomenclature – the RTX 2080 Ti, RTX 2080, and the RTX 2070. These are the most powerful video cards in the Geforce branding that Nvidia has released. At Gamescom 2018 Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang revealed that these cards were a whopping 10 years in the making. Jensen’s speech emphasized the significance that the new RTX cards have ray tracing.

 

The flag ship Geforce card – the RTX 2080 Ti comes equipped Read more…

RAID Calculator – How Does RAID 5 Work?

Hard drives have the chance to fail up to 5.1% per year, and older servers can fail up to a high 18% per year.

When working on a server with multiple hard drives a failure can mean that you’re waiting a long time for backed up data to be restored.

This can seriously cut into productivity and lead to angry users and unsatisfied customers.

No worries though, there’s a simple solution called RAID 5. Although RAID 5 may sound like a new brand of bug spray, it’s actually technology used to keep data stored safely and Read more…

Announcing the New Samsung 4TB Sold State Drive’s

As Samsung prepares to begin working on its mass production of their new 4TB solid state drives (SSDs) we are seeing pricing drop lower and closer into the Hard Drive (HDD) territory. This off course is great for consumers as and we are looking forward to a new era of faster and cheaper storage devices. This news comes just weeks after Western Digital announced its plans to close one of their HDD plants and actually increase production on SSD’s. Hard drives have remained at the top for enterprise solutions mainly because of their capacity. SSD’s are now approaching higher Read more…

Nvidia GTX 11 Series – Rumors and Pricing

As we approach the end of Q3 2018, leaks and rumors about the Nvidia GTX 1100 series or Nvidia GTX 2000 series are on the rise. Rumored release dates and names of the new GPU’s are:
• August 30: Geforce GTX 1180
• September 30: Geforce GTX 1180+ and Geforce GTX 1170
• October 30: Geforce GTX 1160

Although these are only leaks and rumors, enthusiasts and general PC builders are sure to be excited. For the previous generations of video cards, new GPU releases have coincided with price drops for the predecessor generation of video cards. Nonetheless, there has also been a Read more…

Workstation vs. Server: What’s the Difference and Which One Suits Your Needs?

Does your business need a server or a workstation? But what’s the difference between the two? Whether you run an online business or need to make the best choice for your office, it’s important to understand how these two work. Here is everything you should know about a workstation vs server!

Your business requires a tech investment, but do you really know what you need?

Maintaining your own infrastructure can be daunting. There are a lot of decisions to make and they’re all important.

Keep reading to understand the difference between a workstation vs server.

The Mainframe Era

The first digital computers were giant Read more…

Intel Rumored to be Ditching Hyper-Threading for Their i7 9000 Series

New specs have recently been leaked about the i9-9900K, i7-9700K, and the i5-9600K Processors. Based off rumors, the 9th Generation of Intel’s i7 processors will NOT have hyper-threading.  These new processors will be based on Intel’s previous generation of processors with the Coffee Lake architecture. Coolaler.com was the original source of the leak but its rumored informational post has since been removed. Nonetheless, multiple websites have know picked up the leak and started making their own premonitions about Intel’s next-gen lineup.

As rumored, the most notable difference between the i7-8700K and the i7-9700K is that it hsa 6 cores 12 Read more…

Dell Precision T7810 Workstation vs. Dell Precision T7910 Workstation

Need help deciding whether to invest in a Dell Precision T7810 Workstation or Dell Precision T7910 Workstation? Both are excellent choices and provide users with extra power for their graphics or CPU intensive workloads, delivering adaptability, flexibility and performance. Either way, we’ve got you covered for both.

 

DELL PRECISION T7810 WORKSTATION

  • Featuring the latest Dual Intel Xeon processors: Power through complex, demanding applications more quickly with a new generation of dual-socket performance with the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v4 processor series featuring up to 22 cores per processor.
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Professional
  • Powerful graphics and memory: The latest NVIDIA Read more…

Which HP Z Workstation Is the Right One for Your Projects?

Looking for the perfect HP Z Workstation but not sure which one is right for you? We did the hard work for you and did an in-depth comparison of the HP Z800 Workstation, HP Z420 Workstation, HP Z620 Workstation, HP Z820 Workstation, HP Z440 Workstation, HP Z640 Workstation, and the HP Z840 Workstation. Read below to get more information.

The HP Z DNA built into all HP Z Workstations enables you to innovate without boundaries, expanding as your workflow grows. HP Z Workstations are highly customizable offering a range of features that you can mix and match to build your Read more…