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Old December 30, 2008, 07:17 PM
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Default A-DATA Unveils XPG Dual SSD 3.5 RAID Enclosure

A-DATA have just introduced a unique dual solid-state drive RAID enclosure.

Here's what they had to say:

"A-DATA Technology Co., Ltd., a worldwide leader in high performance memory products, announced today that it is launching XPG Dual SSD 3.5 RAID Enclosure to expand its portfolio of SSD solutions.

The A-DATA XPG Dual SSD 3.5 RAID Enclosure is a complete RAID solution through the use of two 2.5 SATA SSDs and/or HDDs mounted on one standard 3.5 form factor drive cage. This multifunctional RAID enclosure can be used as two separate drives, as a redundant drive to protect against drive failure, combined to become one high-performance drive or combined to become one large drive. By utilizing the hardware DIP switch on the back of the unit or included software utility, all these different RAID configurations and more can be set in an instant. Connection via SATA or USB enables easy direct access.

Designed for both internal & external purposes, A-DATA XPG Dual SSD 2.5 RAID Enclosure is the best choice for storage expansion and backup solution.

Furthermore, A-DATA also offers a 2.5 to 3.5 hard drive enclosure (Dual SSD 3.5 Enclosure - without built-in RAID function) converting simultaneously two 2.5 SATAI/II SSD and/or HDD into a 3.5 one.

Both products will be available by end of Q1 2009.

The recommended retail prices for both enclosures are USD 59.00 (with RAID function) and USD 29.00 (without RAID)."

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Old December 30, 2008, 07:23 PM
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What a brilliant idea! Chain two SSD's together, then hook them up to the computer via a USB interface!

Really, at this point, it's getting to the point where a pair of SSD's in RAID0 could saturate even a SATA2 connection.
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Old December 30, 2008, 07:29 PM
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Wait till USB 3. USB3 is suppose to be faster then Sata.

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Old December 30, 2008, 07:33 PM
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Connection via SATA or USB enables easy direct access

meaning you can choose one or the other... so its like a lot of SSDs out right now that have a mini usb to gather data off them...

in a pinch usb will be fine.
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