Hardware

Replacement PSU Arrives

After waiting for my PSU to arrive at Thermaltake, and for them to examine it; they have finally determined to send me a replacement unit. That replacement unit has now arrived! Everything is back up and running, with the addition…

New Hardware Arrival: New SSD

Hello All, Last Thursday I ordered a new SSD (the SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD512BW 2.5″ 512GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive SSD) for my lab server, because I was running out of space. I received it yesterday, which is…

ASUS P9X79 WS with Intel 82579V NIC and Hyper-V

Hello Everyone, I wanted to briefly share something that I recently discovered. If you read my last post about OS Installation and Using A Server OS With A Workstation Motherboard you may recall that a little .inf modification is required in order to…

OS Installation and Using A Server OS With A Workstation Motherboard

Hello everyone, I have finished installing the Operating System: Windows Server 2012 Datacenter. Installation went smoothly without issue, and it was fairly fast installing it from my USB drive to the SSD. The first thing I did was, of course,…

Build Complete

Well, after a long week+, I have finally finished building my lab server. The reason why I took so long is because I have friends staying with us for the week. Now everything is put together, and the cabling is…

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