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Intel Introduces New RS2 Series RAID Controllers

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Intel is excited to announce the launch of Intel RAID Controller RS2BL080 - the first in a series of RAID products designed to deliver significant performance improvements and SAS 2.0 features to Intel-based servers. The Intel "RS2" portfolio of Intel RAID products will allow customers to design higher-performing storage solutions for a diverse set of environments including those based on either mainstream 3 Gb/s SAS/SATA or the latest 6 Gb/s SAS drives.

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All Intel RAID cards are freakin' expensive (nevermind SAS). Not for me. :(

6 Gb/s though is new...and necessary with the latest (also freakin' expensive) SSDs.
 
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The cool thing about these Intel LSI based cards is they have a full GUI to use for configuration.

Mouse support and all.

Not worth the money but cool never the less.
 
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ooooo pretty, shiny, spensive!