Highpoint RAID Management Software – Getting Started

Recently added to our product line, the Highpoint 7505 NVME RAID controller is a speedy PCIe 4.0 HBA that can eliminate storage bottlenecks. In order to grasp the full capability of the controller, Highpoint includes a web based utility for management over the RAID configurations and settings. Within the software you can create RAID arrays, view health and temperatures, enable/disable Cross Sync, and more.

Intel NUC12DCMi9 Disk Speed Performance Issues

We’ve encountered a bug on the Intel NUC12DCMi9 which causes 2 of the 3 M.2 drive slots to run at a third of the expected speeds. We’ve narrowed down the problem and have some suggested workarounds while we work with Intel on a solution.

Configuring Software RAID within Windows 10

Most computer users have no need for more than a single drive in their computer, or perhaps a few individual drives if additional storage space is required. There are certain workflows and use cases where features of a RAID – like larger total volume capacity or data redundancy – may be extremely helpful. For large arrays, redundant boot drives, or advanced RAID modes we strongly recommend using a dedicated hardware controller card, but for simple configurations like mirroring or pooling there are options within Windows 10 which can be used without needing special hardware. This guide will cover a couple of those options and how to set them up.

Top Data Transfer Speed Slowdowns – USB

Transferring files from USB to an internal drive is something we all do but occasionally transfer speeds will slowdown to the point they’re barely usable. There are a litany of causes so we will focus on the most common and their respective solutions.

Should I Upgrade My Puget Systems Desktop?

As a system ages your daily tasks may become increasingly difficult. Deciding whether to upgrade the components or move to an entirely new system can be daunting, hopefully this article will help.

Windows 10 1903 Feature Update

Windows 10 version 1903 will release soon, and with it comes a new ‘feature’ they are referring to as “reserved storage”. This reserved storage will ensure proper performance and successful updates, hopefully eliminating the possibility of another data loss like the 1809 update fiasco.