OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGTE60G Benchmarks IDE vs AHCI

I just purchased an OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGTE60G for my server, and got rid of my 2x320GB RE3 WD drives. I made sure it had the latest 1.24 firmware on it. These first marks are AHCI [zp src=”agility2-AHCI.jpg” album=”blog/OCZAgility2″ width=”500″] These are IDE [zp src=”agility2-IDE.jpg” album=”blog/OCZAgility2″ width=”500″] you can definitely see an improvement over AHCI. ...

Test your typing skills!

I found this site : typingtest.com, it’s a fun way of testing how quickly you can read, and type what you read. It’s not really a true test, because you do not typically type what you are reading, more of what you type is what you are thinking. This is the score I got : ...

Western Digital Elements 2TB/1TB USB 2.0 speed test 2

I had someone ask me to benchmark my WD 2TB elements drive. It might be useful to someone else, this is running on USB 2.0. [zenphoto src=”1TBexternal.jpg” album=”blog/etc/” width=”500″ /]

ICH9R Fake Raid Failed when Reinstalling OS DISC?

Hello, if you’ve read anything on my blog, you’ll note that I had a 6 x 1 TB HDD SATA raid going through my ICH9R ABIT IP35 motherboard. I recently decided to reformat the ‘server’, and was told by a few that I should be able to reformat the OS drive (separate from the array), ...

Verizon Access Manager/US Cellular ERROR 720 – Cannot connect to server/remote server 4

I used to see this error constantly with some of our users who used Verizon Access Manager, and ANY type of Air Card; PC5750, PC5740, PC5220, tethering with Blackberries, etc. Using the VZAM software, or US Cellular sometimes you will not get an error, sometimes you will. The best way to test what error you ...

How to disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration for server 2003/2008 1

I get a lot of people asking me how to disable IE’s Enhanced Security Configuration, so this is how to do it for server 2003, and 2008. Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration places your server and Microsoft Internet Explorer in a configuration that decreases the exposure of your server to potential attacks that can occur ...

Poor laptop

This is what happens when you run over a Dell D620 with a Caterpillar D9N. I feel bad for the dell tech that has to fix this, got to love Dell’s CompleteCare warranty :). This is a D9N : [zenphoto src=”d9n.jpg” album=”blog/bad_laptop” width=”500″ /] This is the poor aftermath : [zenphoto src=”runover1.jpg” album=”blog/bad_laptop” width=”500″ /] ...

ICH9 + 6 1TB Seagate (ST31000528AS) in a RAID 5

Hardware : Motherboard : Abit IP35+ICH9 CPU : E8400 Memory : 2GB x 4 OCZ DDR2 running @ 399MHZ (5-5-5-18) OS Hard Drive : 1 x Seagate ST31000528AS Raid Hard Drives : 6 x Seagate ST31000528AS Raid info : RAID 5 64KB strip PSU : Antec Basiq BP430 430W Software : OS : Windows Server ...

oczssd2-2sld120g – benchmarks

[zenphoto src=”as-ssd-bench.png” album=”blog/OCZSSD2″ width=”500″ /] [zenphoto src=”as-copy-bench.png” album=”blog/OCZSSD2″ width=”500″ /] [zenphoto src=”attossdocz.JPG” album=”blog/OCZSSD2″ width=”500″ /] Very fast drive, very comparable to the INTEL X25-M G2 80gb