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Exclusive Look at Fusion-io ioDrive - PCIe Solid State (Page 4)

Chris Ramseyer | Dec 9, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST - 0 mins, 34 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Fusion-io

The Fusion-io ioDrive 80GB

Fusion-io ioDrive SSD on Card Ultimate Server Storage

The ioDrive is made in two halves, the first with the PCIe data connection and power circuitry. The second part holds the memory modules and controller chip that is passively cooled.

Fusion-io ioDrive SSD on Card Ultimate Server Storage

There is not much going on along the back of the card other than a lot of NAND memory.

Fusion-io ioDrive SSD on Card Ultimate Server Storage

The back side of the card is fairly straight forward as well. The LEDs show the status of the drive.

Fusion-io ioDrive SSD on Card Ultimate Server Storage

Our sample used Samsung memory that was double stacked. As you saw in the previous images, there are quite a few memory chips onboard.

Fusion-io ioDrive SSD on Card Ultimate Server Storage

If you look closely you can see that for every visible memory module there is another under it.

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Chris Ramseyer started his career as a LAN Party organizer in Midwest USA. After working with several computer companies he was asked to join the team at The Adrenaline Vault by fellow Midwest LAN Party legend Sean Aikins. After a series of shake ups at AVault, Chris eventually took over as Editor-in-Chief before leaving to start Real World Entertainment. Look for Chris to bring his unique methods of testing Hard Disk Drives, Solid State Drives as well as RAID controller and NAS boxes to TweakTown as he looks to provide an accurate test bed to make your purchasing decisions easier.

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