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64GB RAM in HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9

By: JohnStutsman   Figure 1 – Preparing to install new 64GB of RAM   I upgrade the stock 8GB to 64GB of RAM in the HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 using 4 DIMMs (“Sticks”) of Kingston KVR21E15D8/16.   Figure 2 – Kingston KVR21E15D8/16   Figure 3 – 64GB RAM about to be installed in HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9     Figure 4 – HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9...

Install Windows 10 Pro x64 on HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9

By: JohnStutsman   Figure 1 – HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 on static mat ready for Windows 10 pro x64 install via iLO4   Figure 2 – This shows my Samsung 840 Pro (This will be my OS drive) set up in a single drive RAID0 in the B140i using SSA   After manually installing Windows Server 2016 easily on HPE’s ProLiant ML30 Gen9 I was anxious to see...

Install Icy Dock MB994SP-4SB-1 in HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9

(And Install Windows Server 2016 in HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9) By: JohnStutsman   Figure 1 – HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 with Tower Bezel Assembly removed and both EMI shield’s removed. MB994SP-4SB-1 rests in static mat in front.   After finishing up work on my ML10v2 I wanted to move back to the HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 and begin testing to eventually...

Install Drive-Cage in HPE ProLiant ML10v2

By: JohnStutsman   Figure 1 – The Calhoun Technologies HP 686745-002 “Refurbished” drive-cage in anti-static package with Dell 15” mini SAS cable resting on top with other drive-cages and HPE ProLiant ML10v2 Server   A year ago when I was planning my move to Ohio I wanted to move my 5TB drives from my HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 to my HPE ProLiant...

Additional Fans in the HPE ProLiant ML10v2

By: JohnStutsman   Figure 1 – The side and air baffle is removed to show the location of the two additional 60mm fans I located in the bottom section of the HPE ProLiant ML10v2 Server   When I added a P222 and a video card to my HPE ProLiant ML10v2 Server I was concerned about some temperature readings via iLO4 that exceeded 60C. I wanted to bring...

Replacing the Screen on Lumia 1020

By: JohnStutsman   Figure 1 – Nokia Lumia 1020 with broken display screen   This is a review of my experience with a FixEZ.com display screen repair/replacement kit. Recently, one of our Nokia Lumia 1020’s display screen was severely damaged. Dave has said in RESET that later in 2017 some major hardware would be coming out for cell phones so...

Performance with my Icy Dock 5.25” ExpressCage MB326SP-B

By: JohnStutsman   Figure 1 – Icy Dock ExpressCage MB326SP-B – 6 Bay 2.5” SAS/SATA HDD Hot Swap Cage installed in the lower 5.25” Bay of my HP ProLiant ML10v2   This is Part 3 of a three part series on the Icy Dock ExpressCage MB326SP-B 6 Bay 2.5” SAS/SATA Hot Swap Cage for 5.25” Bay’s. In this part I measured the performance of my HP ProLiant...

Installing my Icy Dock 5.25” ExpressCage MB326SP-B

By: JohnStutsman   Figure 1 – Icy Dock ExpressCage MB326SP-B – 6 Bay 2.5” SAS/SATA HDD Hot Swap Cage for 5.25” Bay (Photo courtesy Icy Dock)   This is Part 2 of a three part series on the Icy Dock ExpressCage MB326SP-B 6 Bay 2.5” SAS/SATA Hot Swap Cage for 5.25” Bay’s. In this part I will install the Icy Dock ExpressCage MB326SP-B in a 5.25” bay...

Unboxing The Icy Dock 5.25” ExpressCage MB326SP-B

By: JohnStutsman   Figure 1 – Icy Dock ExpressCage MB326SP-B – 4 Bay 2.5” SAS/SATA HDD Hot Swap Cage for 5.25” Bay (Photo courtesy Icy Dock)   This is the first of a three part series on the Icy Dock ExpressCage MB326SP-B 6 Bay 2.5” SAS/SATA Hot Swap Cage for 5.25” Bay’s. Part 1: Unboxing Part 2: Installation Part 3: Performance   Part 1:...

Announcing RESET Podcast

Hey HSS Fans. I want to introduce you to my new podcast. RESET. RESET will take all the good from Home Server Show and Surface Geeks while adding automation and gadgets. It will leave behind all the bad podcasting habits! Find it at http://mccabe.io and in your favorite podcast app.  Just search “reset” and you should find the paperclip.  Also on:...

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