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ASUS ROG Launches RAIDR Express PCI Express-based SSD

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ASUS ROG today announced RAIDR Express, the first PCI Express-based SSD in the world with a DuoMode feature that allows it to work with either legacy (traditional) or modern UEFI BIOS. Aimed at hardcore gamers and PC enthusiasts demanding a faster and more reliable computer experience, RAIDR Express combines the best compatibility and great performance with incredible durability.

With 240 GB capacity, sequential 830 MB/s read and 810 MB/s write speeds, and bundled with tons of features that maintain the high-speed performance and extend the lifespan, RAIDR Express is made for real speed-demons. Boasting the gorgeous ROG red and black design with double-sided metal shielding and an incredible 620,000 hours mean time between failure (MTBF) to ensure quality, RAIDR Express is built to last.

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as long as it is reasonably priced and performs well, I would like to buy one for a future build.
 
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Without question will get one... hope larger capacities are on the way though at least a 512 or 1tb
 
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I imagine this to be around Revo x3 pricing since it is a similar setup.. (PCIe SSDs in R0).
 
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The card looks sweet and the performance stats look envious compared to standard ssd.
 
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If you have to ask, you can't afford it.
This is getting out of hand, really. Why there are so many comments like this lately? Do you seriously just buy stuff without knowing or caring about its price? Or do you think that wealthy people doesn't care about it?
 

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Kind of want. Too bad it's only 240GB for the price, and is Sandforce-driven.
Oh, and I'm out of PCIe slots :(
 
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€440 for the 240GB version.

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Crucial M4 256GB costs 170 Euros and has a more solid controller.

Ofcourse not as fast, but are you really gonna feel that with normal use.
 

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as long as it is reasonably priced and performs well, I would like to buy one for a future build.
Some thing tells me that you be better of buying a typical SSD's and if you get the right ones you get better performance for less. Like 2 Samsung 840 pro's which brings me to another thing i bet they don't back up there comment about MTBF.

RAIDR Express is rated at an amazing 620,000 hours' mean time between failure (MTBF)
That 70 ish years ?.. About time these companys put there money were their mouths are hehe.
 

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Jesus, any ROG product asus makes, they always look so damn good aesthetically.
 
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That 70 ish years ?.. About time these companys put there money were their mouths are hehe.
Don't ever believe MTBF is a measure of expected lifetime. To put it into perspective, they might have stress tested 200 units for 3,100 hours with one unit failing at that point, thus constituting a 620,000 hour MTBF.
 
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If you have to ask, you can't afford it.
The person who started that saying must have been a snobbish salesman trying to embarrass someone to overpay because what idiot doesn't ask the price regardless how much money you have..unless your showing off for a chick then it's totally acceptable .
 

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Dear ASUS, please send me one, for no reason. I just want it. :roll:


And by the way, Santa, I'll take a couple of DirectCUII 780's to go with it, m'kay?
 
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i want one :D or 2
 
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wonder if u can raid a couple of these.....
 
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Stupid question: Those allow OS booting, right?
 
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I have an old revox2 that's only just been outpaced this year in consumer land and three years as a os drive hasn't killed it so mtbf might well last.
 

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Jesus, any ROG product asus makes, they always look so damn good aesthetically.
"So people Buy it"

Well Duh lol That's to get people to buy it, it could have a Z80 Processor in it and some people would buy it still just because the way it looks.

It's kind of like the box mustangs in the 90's they had an LX series that was only 4 cylinders was the most retarded thing I ever seen. People would drive them around like they were hot rods too was hilarious lol

At least in this case though the RAIDR Express is actually fast , I wonder how stable it is under a continuos load though.