Category: Hardware


The HP StorageWorks X300 Data Vault

HP have announced the HP StorageWorks X300 Data Vault. Following on from its big brother with the X500 range, the X300 comes in at under $600 for the 1TB capacity model and is powered by the Intel Atom Dual Core processor running at 1.6 GHz. The HP StorageWorks X310 1TB Data Vault will be shipping […]


Sans Digital TowerRAID TR5UT-B Review

So you have your Windows Home Server, with its four built-in drive bays already maxed out with storage. How are you going to expand it so you can rip the rest of your movie collection or store all of that TV you record on the Media Center? Perhaps you can expand by connecting standalone external […]


2TB Hard Drive Roundup

Computer hardware review site HotHardware has a roundup of 2TB hard drives from Samsung, Seagate and Western Digital (WD). Its a great 11 page review which looks at general purpose hard drives, performance drives and those designed for the enterprise. Loads of benchmarks are included plus cost per GB and bang-for-the-buck graphs, which you can […]


Tranquil SQA-5H-2000-S2 and the Safe Server Module (SSM)

The Tranquil’s SQA-5H-2000 Home Server looks just like the original design released approximately 2 years ago, and therefore retains the quirky design of the original unit. It’s not an unattractive unit which will fit in any home/small office environment and you do have the option of specifying a white or black case. What’s in the […]


Acer Aspire Revo R3610 review

Today we have a bit of a departure over previous hardware reviews, as the Acer Revo R3610 isn’t specifically designed or sold as a Windows Home Server. We thought that as it was such a neat and compact box, with good spec hardware it might make a handy and capable little server. The Acer Revo […]


Tranquil PC Series 2 Home Servers

Tranquil PC are now offering a new line up of Series 2 Home Servers which are similar to the original series 1 but based on new low power Intel CPUs and equipped with the new D510 powered main board and extendable RAM (up to 4GB of 800MHz). Providing higher performance, at new reduced prices as […]


100 Disc Changer for Windows Home Server

S1Digital have announced a 100 Disc Blu-ray changer. The unit can load up to 100 Blu-ray/DVD/CDs into the S1Digital Bly-ray Disc Changer which is simple to use and enables almost instant access to movies without having to physically find and load each movie. When connected to a Windows Home Server via USB 2.0, you’ll be […]


Via M’SERV S2100 Mini Server

Similar in looks to their Artigo A2000, Via have announced the M’SERV S2100, a mini low power 64-bit server which is an ideal home for Windows Home Server. Measuring just 13.5cm by 12cm by 26cm (5.3" x 4.7" x 10.2"), the VIA M’SERV S2100 is powered by a 1.3+GHz VIA Nano processor and supports 2 […]


LaCie 5Big Backup Server

We have some more news for you on the CES announced LaCie 5Big Backup Server. The unit is based on the Atom 64-bit chipset with a single core and will come with 1GB of RAM. What makes this unit different from the other Home Servers on the market is that it comes with 5 drive […]


The Ablecom HD Multimedia Home Server

Taiwan based Ablecom Tech have an ideal home for Home Server in the works. Known as the “CE-HE130S2 Series HD Multimedia Home Server” the unit relies on Windows 7 Media Center to manage media, but it could also be an ideal home for Windows Home Server. Ablecom’s unit has just passed through the Federal Communications […]