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TMS Announces Industry's First Bootable Native PCIe Flash Storage System

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Texas Memory Systems, Inc. (TMS), provider of The World's Fastest Storage, today announced that TMS RamSan PCIe storage systems, including RamSan-70 products, are now bootable storage devices. This functionality is provided through a new firmware feature that allows most common servers to load operating systems directly from RamSan PCIe Flash storage systems, without requiring the presence of legacy hard drives or RAID controllers.

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Do want in desktop!
 
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Thanks for headsup, btarunr.

Industry-leading bootability further minimizes complexity in such business-critical systems.
Gotta love marketing BS. This passage could come only from the darkest of the dark marketing holes...

"Industry's First" ?
What about OCZ Revodrive ?

Different industry ? Not server industry ? Not marketing bullshit industry ?
 

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Thanks for headsup, btarunr.


Gotta love marketing BS. This passage could come only from the darkest of the dark marketing holes...

"Industry's First" ?
What about OCZ Revodrive ?

Different industry ? Not server industry ? Not marketing bullshit industry ?
They didnt say Industry First... And this is much better than the REVO.
 

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RevoDrive isn't native. The OCZ Z-Drive R5 will be, but doesn't seem to be shipping yet. Since this is an already shipping product from TMS, their claim seems to be true.
 
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i hope the price is ok..
i realy want to get a pci-e ssd
 
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i hope the price is ok..
i realy want to get a pci-e ssd
Don't know what it costs now, but it was released last year for around $14.5K.
 
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darn ocz revo pci-e ssd are cheaper..
 
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Revodrives are cheaper for a reason.
 

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think id add more heatsinks to it including a fan and seal off the SMD wire leads with electrical grade silicon sealant. SLC chips are faster than MLC
 
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I wonder how much is that 450GB version. It would have been ideal for a desktop. Perfect size and ultra speed. 2.5GB/s compared to 500MB/s with SATA drives....DAMN!!!
 

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"Industry's First" ?
What about OCZ Revodrive ?

Different industry ? Not server industry ? Not marketing bullshit industry ?
Industry first PCIe native SSD, not industry first bootable PCIe card. The RevoDrive has the SSD controllers behind a PCIe -> PCI-X bridge, a PCI-X SATA controller, and a SATA RAID controller.

I wonder how much is that 450GB version. It would have been ideal for a desktop. Perfect size and ultra speed. 2.5GB/s compared to 500MB/s with SATA drives....DAMN!!!
Around $4000-6000. Possibly higher. Remember, this is SLC NAND, so it's going to be substantially more expensive than any MLC solution.
 
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Wow does this mean that $12 OD should be $1.50 how the heck do they make money?Anyway this one is for Spain they'll go after ssd went Italy is broke.