Looking for SATA 6Gb/s but prefer your drives in a RAID configuration? HighPoint Technologies claims to be the first out of the gate with its RocketRAID 620 Series - a SATA 3.0 host adapters with RAID 5 capability and backwards compatibility with SATA 3Gb/s and 1.5Gb/s.
These RAID host adapters are based on PCI-Express Gen 2 host interface technology and are designed to optimize storage performance and redundancy with RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD. User-friendly features include hot plug and hot unplug to add or remove storage devices; and OCE/ORLM to expand storage capacities or migrate to different RAID levels.
The two members of the RocketRAID 620 Series – RocketRAID 620 (MSRP $69.99) and RocketRAID 622 (MSRP $79.99) will ship mid January 2010.