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    News - Super Talent RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD to land in April

    Promises 1GB/s performance at a lower cost.
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    Re: News - Super Talent RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD to land in April

    A PCI SSD at consumer (rather than enterprise) price point would certainly get my vote.

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    Re: News - Super Talent RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD to land in April

    I just don't see the point. You'd need to be doing some serious work on your home computer to need one of these, like editing multiple massive or raw encoded video streams.

    But what do I know, I still use a SATAII SSD and don't plan to upgrade in the next century

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    Re: News - Super Talent RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD to land in April

    Quote Originally Posted by Tunnah View Post
    I just don't see the point. You'd need to be doing some serious work on your home computer to need one of these, like editing multiple massive or raw encoded video streams.

    But what do I know, I still use a SATAII SSD and don't plan to upgrade in the next century
    Yes, and 640kb is more than enough for anyone.

    At these sort of speeds access is going to be pretty much immediate, certainly much closer to RAM than disk I would suspect. No loading times for games etc....

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    Re: News - Super Talent RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD to land in April

    Bleh, rather build my own RAID.......and still awaiting the day I can get 2TB of SSD for a few hundred quid.......

    I can dream of my VMs being like greased lightening!
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    Re: News - Super Talent RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD to land in April

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    Bleh, rather build my own RAID.......and still awaiting the day I can get 2TB of SSD for a few hundred quid.......

    I can dream of my VMs being like greased lightening!
    I do keep wondering how much prices are being held artificially high. If the industry has the capability to compete with Magnetic Disks it should, as there's a strong chance it'll wipe them mostly off the map for the consumer segment.

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    Re: News - Super Talent RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD to land in April

    Quote Originally Posted by b0redom View Post
    Yes, and 640kb is more than enough for anyone.

    At these sort of speeds access is going to be pretty much immediate, certainly much closer to RAM than disk I would suspect. No loading times for games etc....
    O yeah I completely understand that there will one day be a need for this, just at the current time I don't see the need for a home user to have it. Of course I'm not saying it shouldn't be done it's a great innovation and will push other companies to drop prices.

    But I'm just having a hard time picturing what sort of advantage the extra cost would bring - yes it's coming to the home user at a lower price than enterprise but no doubt will still command a premium over SATA based SSDs.

    Although maybe it'll work out better for larger sizes, I've noticed in the pricing of larger 2.5 format disks that they aren't much cheaper than the PCIe counter-part.

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    Re: News - Super Talent RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD to land in April

    Forgive my lack of knowledge but does Trim support for Raid play a factor in this technology?

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    Re: News - Super Talent RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD to land in April

    Would be happy to see the prices drop for any SSD, with that my main wish is capacity, I've got a couple of corsair GT in RAID0 and they fly and in the other PC a revo3 but 240GB get's chewed up pretty fast with my usage, and there's always this feeling one day they will collapse under the abuse they get -.-

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    Re: News - Super Talent RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD to land in April

    I cannot see any mention of trim in their PDF brochures........and I think they would mention it if they had it.
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    Re: News - Super Talent RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD to land in April

    I'm happily using an OCZ Revodrive 3 which has a bit better specs than this one in the article.
    (upgraded from striped Vertexes and I'm very satisfied)

    I welcome the effort to bring the price down and make this type of hardware more popular

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