RAID Cards

Bootable VROC RAID0 and 4x Intel Optane 800P SSDs

It has been some time now since Intel introduced VROC (Virtual RAID on CPU) and VROC provides for a capability on our motherboards that all would have hoped to see some time ago; the ability to create a bootable RAID configuration.   At the consumer and enthusiast level, VROC is only available in newer X299 chipset motherboards at present, and these …

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Serial Cables 8-Port 12Gbps SAS Direct Attached JBOD Review – Pushing 8 HGST SSD800MM 12Gbps SAS SSDs to the Limit

When we started receiving 12Gbps SAS products in the summer of 2013, we were met with typical products such as the Adaptec ASR-8885 RAID Adapter, the LSI SAS 9300-8e HBA and the HGST SSD800MM SSD.  Each of these products delivered excellent performance that far outpaced the 6Gbps versions that they were built on.  But, in order to have a full …

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LSI Releases Nytro MegaRAID PCIe Acceleration Card to Channel Partners – Upcoming Review!

LSI’s new Nytro MegaRAID Acceleration Cards have been anticipated for some time and are now available to LSI channel partners. It’s certainly one of the more intriguing products on the market as it manages to combine LSI’s Raid-On-Chip technology, software, and flash controllers courtesy of LSI SandForce. From top to bottom, its one of those products that would be hard …

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