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    Comparison: Intel i350-T4 Genuine vs Fake

    I just saw new video Patrick put up on youtube about G242-P32 Gigabyte server. One thing i noticed, it is still using i350 chipset for LAN. LAN: 2 x 1GbE LAN ports (1 x Intel® I350-AM2) Management: 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps management LAN So i guess i350 is still pretty much alive in end of...
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    Comparison: Intel i350-T4 Genuine vs Fake

    Yea that's true. I've never seen PCIe x2 slot. In official documentation x1 x2 and x4 slots are mentioned: I found a x2 slot: https://www.asus.com/Motherboards-Components/Motherboards/ProArt/ProArt-X670E-CREATOR-WIFI/techspec/ 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 slot (supports x2 mode) It's physical 16 slot...
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    Comparison: Intel i350-T4 Genuine vs Fake

    What i do not get is why are those cards PCIe x4 is it because of backward compatibility to PCIe 1.x or maybe lower latency to i350 controller ? PCIe x2 should be enough for 4x GbE ports. Let's say we have 4 port i350. This means 4Gbit up and 4Gbit down in total. PCIe 1.x (4 lanes): 8Gbit/s...
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    Comparison: Intel i350-T4 Genuine vs Fake

    I have both, original with yotta mark and one that is fake. Both of them work perfectly fine i see no difference in performance. If you look here: https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/codename/45342/products-formerly-powerville.html Chipsets are still being produced, T2 version...
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    Seagate SV35 series, strange problems

    Hi everyone, I have few SV35 seagate series, dated arround 2017 year and older. Those disks are optimized for 24/7 use. Two of them are 2TB drives. What happened to 2 of these drives is that drive is detected normally in bios and in windows. When i try to read sector by sector it says all...
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    Is 3CRBSG5293 52 port switch still ok in 2020 ?

    I've been checking prices on 3com 3CRBSG5293 switch, 52 ports 10240 jumbo frames. Do you still think this is good enough for mid business today ? This switch can actually use all 52 ports as 4 SFP ports are not shared between RJ45's. Price for this switch is about 50€ for 52 ports. PDF...