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August 3, 2020 0

Workstation Gaming Rig with AMD Ryzen 9 3950X CPU

By Lorena Mejia

We built another custom AMD workstation, this one has AMDs 3rd generation Ryzen 9 3950X CPU, part of the Zen 2 architecture. It offers 16 cores and 32 threads of processing power. AMD says these are the most advanced desktop...

July 9, 2020 0

Gigabyte G481-S80 GPU Server Review

By Lorena Mejia

The Gigabyte G481-S80 is our second Gigabyte server review, which is also a GPU server, but from the Intel side of the aisle. We already reviewed the Gigabyte G291-Z20 GPU server a few weeks back offering a single AMD processor...

June 6, 2020 0

Fractal Design R6 Gaming/Workstation With AMD Ryzen Threadripper

By Lorena Mejia

We built some custom-configured, single-socket Fractal Design R6 workstations with an AMD Ryzen Threadripper for one of our clients. Unfortunately, we can't say who or what these are for, but we'll share our build of this system, which features a...

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Gigabyte

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July 9, 2020 0

Gigabyte G481-S80 GPU Server Review

By Lorena Mejia

The Gigabyte G481-S80 is our second Gigabyte server review, which is also a GPU server, but from the Intel side of the aisle. We already reviewed the Gigabyte G291-Z20 GPU server a few weeks back offering a single AMD processor and up to 8x double-wide...

January 16, 2020 0

Gigabyte G291-Z20 Review

By Lorena Mejia

The Gigabyte G291-Z20 is powered by a single AMD EPYC processor, which also supports up to 8x dual-slot GPU cards. If you’re not very familiar with Gigabyte products it’s probably because Dell, HPE and Lenovo have been very effective at their brand marketing. Or it...

Supermicro

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February 3, 2020 0

Supermicro SuperServer 2029TP-HTR Review

By Lorena Mejia

We recently reviewed a TwinPro server, the 24-bay Supermicro SuperServer 2029TP-HTR. This system is part of Supermicro’s Twin server solutions, which offer multi-node architecture. Clearly, the Supermicro SuperServer 2029TP-HTR has 4x compute nodes, each capable of supporting two of Intel’s...

November 20, 2019 0

Supermicro SuperServer 4029GP-TRT2 Review

By Lorena Mejia

Naming conventions aside—and we’ll get to that—the Supermicro SuperServer 4029GP-TRT2 offers dual sockets of Intel Xeon Scalable processor goodness, 24x storage bays up front, and up to 6TB of memory. But the real surprise is under the cover panel with...

Lenovo

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November 22, 2019 0

Lenovo ThinkStation P720 Workstation Review

By Lorena Mejia

We’ve already seen both Dell’s top-of-the-line Precision workstations and HP’s top of the line Z-Series G4 product line of performance workstations. Lenovo has a performance lineup too, including the Lenovo ThinkStation P720 Workstation. The P720 is the middle-child of the...

August 3, 2018 0

Lenovo ThinkStation P710 Workstation Review

By Doug Stuman

Lenovo’s high-end workstation, the P710, features dual processors and is shoehorned between the top-of-the-line dual socket P910, and the single-socket P510 workstations. If you are familiar with the previous ThinkStation P700 then you won’t notice much difference between the two...