Tag: Gigabyte

Meetup 2014 Overview on Home Server Show 263

• June 18, 2014 • Comments (0)
Meetup 2014 Overview on Home Server Show 263

It’s a Meetup 2014 Overview with Jim Collison, John Stutsman, and Kevin Schoonover.  Also some news, SSD and Hard Drive pricing continues to plummet. This podcast is a member of The Geeks Network.  Check out other great podcasts and forums there. The Home Automation Forums URL has changed to:  http:homeautomationforums.com If you want to support this […]

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Performance of a HighPoint RocketRAID 2720 RAID10 in a Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H with Four Seagate ST3000DM001’s

• August 25, 2013 • Comments (0)
Performance of a HighPoint RocketRAID 2720 RAID10 in a Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H with Four Seagate ST3000DM001’s

By: John Stutsman Figure 1 — Lian-Li PC-A70F with GA-Z77X-UD5H and RocketRAID 2720 installed that was used in this test   Recently I upgrade my Testing Server that had been introduced in A Server Build With A GA-Z77X-UD5H In A Lian-Li PC-K9WX (see the references below for subsequent mods) to a Lian-Li PC-A70F case. The […]

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Windows Server 2012 and Data Deduplication

• June 23, 2013 • Comments (0)
Windows Server 2012 and Data Deduplication

By: John Stutsman   One of the topics I had wanted to try in Windows Server 2012 was the Data Deduplication Server Role. I had read about it in Chapter 28 of Windows Server 2012 Unleashed some time ago and had been looking for a good opportunity to test it out. To centralize my storage, […]

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New HP Microserver, More Cloud and NAS on Home Server Show 226

• June 6, 2013 • Comments (0)
New HP Microserver, More Cloud and NAS on Home Server Show 226

I finally join the Microserver club and we will talk about my new purchase and everything that has leaked about the new Microserver Gen8 server.  One forum member has an exclusive find about the new member to the Microserver family and we talk some more cloud offerings as well as a new entrant into the […]

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Performance: Using SSD’s for VM Drives in Home Hyper-V Server on GA-Z77X-UD5H

• June 3, 2013 • Comments (4)
Performance: Using SSD’s for VM Drives in Home Hyper-V Server on GA-Z77X-UD5H

By: John Stutsman   In the paper Performance Comparison of Windows Server 2012 Essentials on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and the HP ProLiant N54L MicroServer I described my Client Workstation that NASPT (NAS Performance Toolkit) would operate from as a Hyper-V Client operating on a VM Drive that was on my Hyper-V Server. This […]

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Installing Server 2012 Release Candidate on the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H

• August 7, 2012 • Comments (4)
Installing Server 2012 Release Candidate on the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H

I had been running Windows 8 Release Preview on my GA-Z77X-UD5H and when I noticed on July 26th that the official Gigabyte Windows 8 drivers were posted on Gigabyte’s website.  I downloaded them and found that they loaded well and actually cleared up a minor issue or two I had been having with with Windows […]

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Updating a Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H and i7-3770 in a PC-KW9X with a Zalman CPU Cooler

• July 23, 2012 • Comments (6)
Updating a Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H and i7-3770 in a PC-KW9X with a Zalman CPU Cooler

When I built my Hyper-V lab (Colossus) with a Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H I used the Intel Supplied stock cooler which did a good job under normal loads in keeping my i7-3770 cool but I found when I pressed the 3770 for an extended period of time, such as with Prime-95, I was getting core temp’s in […]

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A Server Build with a GA-Z77X-UD5H in a Lian-Li PC-K9WX–Part 2

• June 29, 2012 • Comments (9)
A Server Build with a GA-Z77X-UD5H in a Lian-Li PC-K9WX–Part 2

  Introduction In part 1 of this series on my build of a Hyper-V Server Home Lab using a GA-Z77X-UD5H in a Lian-Li PC-K9WX case I had concluded that the “Z77X-UD5H with the i7-3770 is a great board with the only glitch that I encountered, and it’s a big glitch, is the lack of official […]

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A Server Build with a GA-Z77X-UD5H in a Lian-Li PC-K9WX

• May 29, 2012 • Comments (6)
A Server Build with a GA-Z77X-UD5H in a Lian-Li PC-K9WX

  Introduction Since last fall I had been thinking of building a Hyper-V Server Home Lab to teach myself about various operating systems & software packages and hopefully learn how they interacted. I wanted to build something that had growth potential to power anything I tried to throw at it over the next 3 to […]

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