Now you’re talking real data center type pricing. What do you get for your high dollar, high margin PCIe card anyways? Maybe just a little more speed, check it out.
Apple has announced the End of Life (EOL) for its Xserve product line. There will still be spare parts for a while yet, and some pay for support options available. But the era of the Xserve only lasted from 2002 to 2011. Xserve we hardly knew ye’.
What OCZ (and other companies) ultimately need to do is introduce a SSD controller with a native PCI Express interface (or something else other than SATA). SandForce’s recent SF-2000 announcement showed us that SATA is an interface that simply can’t keep up with SSD controller evolution. At peak read/write speed of 500MB/s, even… Continue reading A Quick Look at OCZ’s RevoDrive x2 – AnandTech