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|31st May 2005, 16:26||#1|
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RAM disk add-in card - Gigabyte's fast data storage
Next, a PCI card from Gigabyte that acts as a SATA hard drive - but using DDR RAM for amazingly fast access. Coming in a configuration up to 4GB, this means super-fast data storage.
Opteron 165 (2) @2.85 1.42 vcore AMD Stock HSF + Chill Vent II
|1st June 2005, 08:56||#7|
that it will cost ~$50 US. Excellent news, Smithers!:excellent
2 of these are going to be my next system drive (Until MRAM comes that is...)
|1st June 2005, 09:13||#8|
Hmmm, come to think of it I am going to stick with the Raptor for the time being.
16 Hours of battery time is simply not enough. 24 hours would be a good start.
But then again what happens if want to go away for the weekend? You would either have to leave the PC running or reinstall windows on monday!
If Gigabyte had played it smart and since this is a PCI card, they could have provided a special PC power cable with a junction coming off it right before the PSU leaving at least 2 plugs available so that with an additional power cable leading to the back of the PCI, power would be provided even if the PC wasn't turned on! That in combination with an average UPS would in effect compensate for the volatile nature of the memory.
All that until MRAM becomes available of course!
We came close Smithers :excellent , nevermind, next time:grin:
|1st June 2005, 14:03||#9|
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