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

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

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

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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A First Time Build with Windows Home Server 2011 and HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer – Part II

A First Time Build with Windows Home Server 2011 and HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer – Part II

By: John Stutsman   This is Part II of the posting A First Time Build with Windows Home Server 2011 and HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer – Part I. In Part I, we saw how to take a Stock MicroServer (Stock Factory BIOS, Stock VB0250EAVER HP HDD, and Stock 2GB RAM) and added Windows Home Server […]

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A First Time Build with Windows Home Server 2011 and HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer – Part I

A First Time Build with Windows Home Server 2011 and HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer – Part I

By: John Stutsman   In the Forum Thread “First Timer MicroServer with WHS Build” I talked about how it was possible to get started with a stock HP ProLiant MicroServer, two large data drives in RAID1 (Mirrored in Disk Manager), and Windows Home Server 2011 (“WHS2011”). In this paper I wanted to take that basic […]

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Performance Tests using a Rocket RAID 2720 in a HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer

Performance Tests using a Rocket RAID 2720 in a HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer

By: John Stutsman   The purpose of this paper is to measure a performance baseline of up to 4 similar Hard Disk Drives in a number of RAID configurations using a Rocket RAID 2720 in an HP ProLiant MicroServer. I first looked at a Rocket RAID 2720 (“RR2720”) in a MicroServer in HP ProLiant N54L […]

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Performance Comparison of a Modified HP EX-487 and the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

Performance Comparison of a Modified HP EX-487 and the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

By: John Stutsman After working with Intel’s NAS Performance Toolkit in testing the performance of the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer (“N40L”) and the HP ProLiant N54L MicroServer (“N54L”) I became curious to see how my HP Media Smart Server EX-487, which had been modified up from Stock, would perform compared to the MicroServer’s.   Note: […]

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Performance Comparison of Windows Home Server 2011 on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

Performance Comparison of Windows Home Server 2011 on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

By: John Stutsman After posting Performance Comparison of Windows Server 2012 Essentials on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer I wanted to continue with similar performance tests of Windows Home Server 2011 (“WHS-2011”). The NAS Performance Toolkit (“NASPT”) v1.7.1 is the same test as described in the previous posting […]

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Moving my Windows Home Server 2011 to the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

Moving my Windows Home Server 2011 to the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

By: John Stutsman   Last July, 2012, I wrote about how I Installed Windows Home Server 2011 on a 60GB SSD in a HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and using that as my primary home server. More recently in March, 2013, I wrote about Updating my Windows Home Server 2011 installed on the HP ProLiant N40L […]

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Performance Comparison of Windows Server 2012 Essentials on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

Performance Comparison of Windows Server 2012 Essentials on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

By: John Stutsman One of the things I wanted to do with the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer was compare it’s performance to its predecessor HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer. In a previous writing I compared the rated performance of the CPU’s that showed the N54L scoring 43% higher than the N40L on benchmark tests accumulated […]

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