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HighPoint offers 1000MBps SAS/SATA RAID controller

updated 07:05 pm EDT, Thu July 24, 2008

HighPoint RAID controller

HighPoint Technologies announced today it is releasing the RocketRAID 2644x4 SAS RAID controller card that will deliver throughput speeds as high as 1000MBps and is capable of supporting as many as 128 SAS and SATA hard drives (via SAS expanders from LSI and Vitesse). The controller can connect with up to four PCI-Express busses capable of tranferring data at 1000MBps speeds in both directions at the same time.

The controller is designed for high-definition digital video and audio environments, offering support for RAID 0/1/5/10 and JBOD. Highpoint bundlesits own TerabyteArchitecture software that ensures data protection and reliability, while the company's RAID Management Suite helps users setup and manage their RAID arrays.

The RocketRAID 2644x44 controller is available now, priced at $136. It supports both Windows and Mac OS X.






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  1. Guest

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    Joined: Nov 1999

    +1

    nonsense!!

    "The controller can connect with up to four PCI-Express busses" ??

    actually it's a 4x PCI-Express bus.

  1. dliup

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    Joined: Jan 2006

    0

    more typo

    "RocketRAID 2644x44 controller is available now" (should be 2644x4)

    Where did the price come from? Other web site do not list the price, and no info is available on the manufacturer's web site on a quick search.

  1. chadpengar

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    Joined: Oct 2001

    0

    avoid HighPoint

    Their mac support sucks. When 10.6 comes out, don't be surprised if they want you to buy a newer card instead of providing updated drivers... Happened at the 10.5 changeover form 10.4 with cards that were not that old.

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