Tag: n40l

HP ProLiant MicroServer BIOS Flash with SP64420

• February 17, 2014 • Comments (24)
HP ProLiant MicroServer BIOS Flash with SP64420

By: John Stutsman Figure 1 — C: Prompt after the new BIOS has Successfully Flashed (SP64420 2013.10.01 (A) (15 NOV 2013))   A year ago in HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer Build and BIOS Modification Revisited I wrote about some of the things I learned in flashing my MicroServer BIOS with the modified BIOS from BIOS-MODS […]

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HP’s New Rules to Access Firmware & Driver Downloads

• February 10, 2014 • Comments (5)
HP’s New Rules to Access Firmware & Driver Downloads

By: John Stutsman   HP has announced a new policy for Firmware Update Access for HP ProLiant Servers. HP Vice President Mary McCoy explained last Friday (2/7/2014) in Customers for Life the new policy: This week, HP announced that effective February 19, 2014, we will provide firmware updates through the HP Support Center only to […]

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HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer: Xeon E3-1265LV2 CPU Upgrade

• January 21, 2014 • Comments (1)
HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer: Xeon E3-1265LV2 CPU Upgrade

By: John Stutsman   Figure 1 — My Intel Zeon E3-1265LV2 shortly after it arrived and before it was installed in place of the Celeron G1610T in my HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer   When the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServers were introduced my attention was caught by the LGA1155 Intel Socket for the Gen8’s CPU offering the […]

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HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer G1610T Performance First Look

• December 8, 2013 • Comments (3)
HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer G1610T Performance First Look

By: John Stutsman Figure 1 — My G1610T HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer with External DVD Drive Attached – Note: Power draw on meter is 35.8 Watts   Until recently, the relative performance ranking of the Celeron G1610T in the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer had been unavailable for our analyses. The purpose of this report is […]

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HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer & Sans Digital TR4M+BNC at HSS Meet-up 2013

• September 21, 2013 • Comments (0)
HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer & Sans Digital TR4M+BNC at HSS Meet-up 2013

  By: JohnStutsman   One of the machines that I demonstrated at the Home Server Show Meet-up 2013 was an HP ProLiant N54L MicroServer running Windows Home Server 2011 (“WHS-2011”) with a Sans Digital TR4M+BNC.   Parts List (as demonstrated at Meet-up 2013): HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer 8GB RAM: ECC 8GB KVR1333D3E9SK2/8G BIOS-Mod Port […]

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HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer with HDMI Video Card at HSS Meet-up 2013

• September 21, 2013 • Comments (0)
HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer with HDMI Video Card at HSS Meet-up 2013

  By: JohnStutsman   One of the machines that I demonstrated at the Home Server Show Meet-up 2013 was an HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer running Windows 8 with an HDMI video card. Parts List (as demonstrated at Meet-up 2013): HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer 16GB RAM: G.Skill 16GB F3-1333C9D-16GAO BIOS-Mod (I set Load Optimal Defaults in […]

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Performance of a Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview – Part 2

• August 25, 2013 • Comments (1)
Performance of a Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview – Part 2

By: John Stutsman Figure 1 — HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer Running Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview used in this Test   In the previous paper Storage Spaces Performance in Windows Server 2012 Essentials on a HP N40L ProLiant MicroServer I ran performance tests on a number of Virtual Disks in Storage Spaces in Windows […]

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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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Creating and Measuring the Performance of a Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview

• August 17, 2013 • Comments (0)
Creating and Measuring the Performance of a Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview

By: John Stutsman Figure 1 — HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer Running Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview used in this Test   In the Video, Creating A Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preview, I show how to create a pool with three relatively small hard drive. From that pool I show how to […]

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HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer Replacement CPU’s Performance Comparison

• August 12, 2013 • Comments (0)
HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer Replacement CPU’s Performance Comparison

By: John Stutsman   The HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServers are now available and many have asked how its CPU’s performance compares to past machines and potential CPU replacements. The purpose of this report is to update previous reports (included in the References at the end of this posting) where I used PassMark CPU index scores […]

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