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Expanding my Windows Home Server storage
I know you will find it hard to believe that my Windows Home Server (WHS) was running out of space since it has 3 terabytes of disk space which equates to about 2.73 TB of usable disk space. One day when perusing my WHS console I saw a scary sight… I realized that I was using over 2.5 terabytes of space or 92% of the usable space on my Home Server. Time to panic! Almost no room for error here! I was not happy with myself that I let my server get to this point but I took some solace in the fact that ......

Posted On Monday, September 28, 2009 9:42 AM

How Much Storage Do You Need? (Implied Tag from John)
I started to comment on my friend John’s blog and decided that my comment was too long and what John really did was “tag” me (see this blog post for a good example of tagging someone else (Meme Time: Growing Up Geek)) so here goes, my storage addiction for the world to see: This post has moved permanently to http://bargelt.com/how-much... ......

Posted On Friday, November 21, 2008 10:38 AM

HDD Failure in my 2TB Array!

Posted On Wednesday, August 16, 2006 8:30 PM

TB Server: Processors, RAM, Video & System Drives

I thought I would combine a few components that really aren’t all that special. Don’t get me wrong, these are pretty important components but I’m not going to tell you much that you don’t know about an AMD Opteron.

Posted On Tuesday, November 22, 2005 9:10 AM

TB Server: The Motherboard

Posted On Monday, November 21, 2005 7:11 AM

TB Server: Getting Started
In my first post on this subject, I Need More Hard Drive Space I casually state at the end that “I am seriously considering a complete server retrofit (Option 4?) in order to get a 64-bit PCI or PCI-X slot or both.” Well folks I decided to take the p This post has moved permanently to http://bargelt.com/tb-serve... ......

Posted On Thursday, November 17, 2005 4:58 AM

I need more hard drive space space!
I am quickly running out of hard drive space. My current home network consists of four PC workstations – a combination of desktops and laptops, two Xboxes and two servers. The servers are all old (dual proc P3s) bust still serve a purpose. Every time I need more drive space I buy whatever is on sale at Fry’s and shove it in one of my servers. No RAID, no redundancy. I do run nightly backups of the This post has moved permanently to http://bargelt.com/i-need-m... ......

Posted On Monday, October 17, 2005 9:29 PM

AMD Dual Core CPUs

Confused by AMD's dual-core CPU offereings? I sure was that is until I read this awesome article on anandtech: http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/showdoc.aspx?i=2397&p=1

Posted On Monday, October 3, 2005 9:06 AM

Surround Headphones
Greetings! It was a tough decision but I have moved my blog to bargelt.com. Thanks for visiting! Turtle Beach has entered the surround headphone market. Both models look very nice... http://www.turtlebeach.com/... I currently own the Speed-Link Medusa 5.1 Surround Sound Headphones and I LOVE them. I bought them right before 11/9/2004 (Halo 2 Release) so I coudl play into the night without disturbing others. I've been in love with them ever since! Speed-Link has a new USB offering ......

Posted On Thursday, May 12, 2005 8:18 AM

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