Yesterday Microsoft released the first public beta of the next version of Windows Home Server, currently going under the codename of Vail (or as we like to call it, WHS v2). WHS v2 has been something of a poorly kept secret, as word leaked out about its development as early as 2008. In more recent times an internal beta leaked out late last year, confirming that WHS v2 existed and giving everyone an idea of what Microsoft has in store for the next iteration of their fledgling home server OS. One thing in particular caught our eye about the WHS v2 beta: the new Drive Extender. Drive Extender is the secret sauce of Windows Home Server that gives it its storage pool and data redundancy...

Designing Our Next GPU Test Suite

In keeping with our desire to refresh our GPU test suite periodically, we’re going to be redoing our GPU test suite to rotate in some more modern games, along...

241 by Ryan Smith on 3/14/2010

The Final Word on the Best Radeon HTPC Card

Since we published our reviews of the Radeon HD 5450 and the Radeon HD 5570, we have been going back and forth with AMD over the results of our...

53 by Ryan Smith on 2/12/2010

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