Mercury Accelsior PCIe storage solutions boosts disk performance to 780 MB/second


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Other World Computing formally announced their Mercury Accelsior. The storage solution is a PCIe card with SSD storage in a RAID configuration. It offers up to 780 MB/sec read speeds and 648 MB/sec write. The card utilizes SandForce DuraClass storage and is bootable in Mac as a AHCI compliant device, meaning no additional drivers. Pricing starts out at $399.99 with immediate availability.

The Mercury Accelsior PCIe SSD card is available immediately in the following dual Mercury Accelsior blade SSD capacity configurations:
120GB (2 x 64GB for 128GB total flash) $399.99
480GB (2 x 256GB for 512GB total flash) $979.99
960GB (2 x 500GB for 1.0TB total flash) $2,179.99
A 240GB model (2 x 128GB for 256GB total flash) priced at $549.99 will be available in early May.


Mercury Accelsior

The video below has a quick look at the the device at CES 2012.