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Vizo Arius II ARS-250 Dual 2.5-inch SATA Drive Bay - Final Thoughts

SSDs are for power users, so why just put them in notebooks?

| Enclosures/Externals in Storage | Posted: Aug 10, 2009 6:12 am
TweakTown Rating: 85%      Manufacturer: Vizo

Final Thoughts


There is no doubt that products like the Arius II are currently needed to help progress the adaption of 2.5" form factor drives. In the coming days I will show that 2.5" drives are not all solid state and not all about enterprise products. The largest potential growth market is clearly SSDs and their adaption into desktop systems and this is where the Vizo Arius II will really affect users now.


The only real issue we found with the Arius II is the pricing situation. Newegg currently lists the drive bay at a jaw dropping 59.99 USD. Given the economic climate I feel this is a bit too high. Luckily we were able to find the unit for 20 Dollars less, but from an EBay store. This might not be ideal for many consumers.

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