GRAID Technology has just announced its monster new SupremeRAID SR-1010, which the company claims is the world's fastest NVMe and NVMeof RAID card for PCIe 4.0.
Inside of the new SupremeRAID SR-1010 is the NVIDIA Ampere GA106 GPU, which provides some rather wicked speed increases over the previous NVIDIA T1000 GPU inside of its predecessor, the SupremeRAID SR-1000. The new SupremeRAID SR-1010 arrives on a PCIe 4.0 x16 interface, with up to 110GB/sec sequential reads, and up to 22GB/sec sequential writes... pure insanity.
Just for comparison sake: a regular 2.5-inch SSD is pushing somewhere between 500-550MB/sec (0.5GB/sec) while a regular NVMe M.2 SSD on PCIe 3.0 will do 1GB through to 3.5GB/sec... while Sabrent and others offer PCIe 4.0 drives that are cranking in the heights of 7.5GB/sec.
But 110GB/sec... yeah, that's not for you and I.
The huge 110GB/sec reads are also only in a Linux environment, and on a RAID 5, RAID 6, or RAID 10 array. If you are on a Windows environment then those super-fast read speeds drop rather significantly: 70GB/sec reads (versus 110GB/sec on Linux) and 35GB/sec reads (up from 25GB/sec on Linux).
For a rebuild of your RAID array, the new SupremeRAID SR-1010 is lightning fast on Linux: up to 55GB/sec reads and 25GB/sec writes... demolishing the 15GB/sec reads and 13GB/sec writes on Windows. But, man... look at those IOPS between Linux and Windows. Crazy differences: RAID 10 array on the new SupremeRAID SR-1010 provides a huge 19M IOPS on Linux, and just 2M IOPS on Windows (random read IOPS).
The new SupremeRAID SR-1010 is available in dual-slot, low-profile form with power consumption at around 70W. GRAID isn't shipping the card yet, but will be in May, while pricing isn't known just yet.
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