Server Pricing Report – October 2021

Welcome to the ninth installment of our monthly server price reporting for 2021. If you were following along, last year we’ve been tracking changing parts prices for RAM, SSDs, Hard Drives, CPUs, and a couple of GPUs. Typically this is done monthly, and then shared on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are from eBay, ...

IOFLOOD Announces Construction of Phoenix Area Data Center in Tempe, AZ

IOFLOOD.com, a fast growing provider of bare metal dedicated servers to the web hosting industry, is proud to announce the construction of its first Phoenix metro area datacenter in Tempe, Arizona. Construction is nearing completion and the datacenter is expected to be operational by the end of 2021. Located directly adjacent to the 600MW Ocotillo ...

What is All Cores Turbo? Base Clock, Max Turbo, and All Cores Turbo explained!

In the server hosting industry, one of the most confusing hardware performance statistics we are faced with is CPU ‘core performance’, a metric that is advertised differently by just about every manufacturer, which makes it about as easy to understand as string theory, algebra or if pineapple belongs on pizza!   For today’s blog entry, we ...

Server Pricing Report – September 2021!!

Welcome to the eighth installment of our monthly server price reporting for 2021. If you were following along, last year we’ve been tracking changing parts prices for RAM, SSDs, Hard Drives, CPUs, and a couple of GPUs. Typically this is done monthly, and then shared on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are from eBay, ...

Server Pricing Report – August 2021

Welcome to the seventh installment of our monthly server price reporting for 2021. If you were following along, last year we’ve been tracking changing parts prices for RAM, SSDs, Hard Drives, CPUs, and a couple of GPUs. Typically this is done monthly, and then shared on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are from eBay, ...

eBay – Buyer Be Aware

IOFlood.com’s Best Tips for Buying used hardware on eBay! If it looks too good to be true, it is! Know what you’re looking for and what it’s worth. Read listings carefully. Make sure the listing reflects the product. Understand exactly what is included in the sale. Know where the item is located and what shipping ...

Ubersmith: How To – Add a PayPal Billing Agreement.

How do I add a Paypal Billing Agreement in Ubersmith? Log into Ubersmith Account Management Portal Select ‘Client Profile’ from the menu on the left. Select ‘Payment Methods’ Select ‘Add PayPal Billing Agreement’ on the right. Enter PayPal Login details. Confirm correct details in ‘Pay With’ section. Click ‘Accept and Continue’ Confirm Billing Agreement details ...

PayPal: What is the difference between a Subscription and a Billing Agreement?

Paypal is a name that has become synonymous with sending money, given their online payments system in the majority of countries that support online money transfers, and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods such as checks and money orders, especially in an online world that often sees us doing vendors with businesses ...

Baby Got Backups??

IOFlood’s Top Ten Tips for Best Backup Practices! 1 – Always use remote storage!2 – Make sure you run backups regularly!3 – Automate your backup process to make it simple!4 – Know your backup capacity, don’t run out of space!5 – Encrypt your backups to keep them safe!6 – Always use RAID where possible!7 – ...

Server Pricing Report – July 2021

Welcome to the sixth installment of our monthly server price reporting for 2021. If you were following along, last year we’ve been tracking changing parts prices for RAM, SSDs, Hard Drives, CPUs, and a couple of GPUs. Typically this is done monthly, and then shared on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are from eBay, ...