For those of you seeking a cost-effective high performing 2-channel RAID controller card for your desktop/server machine, HighPoint have just announced the RocketRAID 3120; a PCI Express x1 low-profile card which features a hardware RAID IOP storage engine operating at 500MHz along with 128MB of DDRII cache memory.
The two ports are good for speeds of up to 3 Gb/sec and can work together in RAID 0, 1 and JBOD configurations. HighPoint have stamped the card with an MSRP of $169.
Milpitas, Calif. - HighPoint Technologies releases the RocketRAID 3120 - PCI Express x1 SATA True Hardware RAID IOP Controller that provides easy installation and improved data protection for desktops and entry level servers for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS X. There is also native support in Linux with a Linux GPL Open Source Licensed Driver.