We have seen the likes of Fusion-io, the race just got interesting with the introduction of DDRdrive X1, which places 4GB DRAM and 4GB NAND in parallel on a full height PCIe card.

Sounds lovely isn’t it? Wait till you hear the price

We have seen the likes of Fusion-io, the race just got interesting with the introduction of DDRdrive X1, which places 4GB DRAM and 4GB NAND in parallel on a full height PCIe card.

Sounds lovely isn’t it? Wait till you hear the price – a hefty US$1495.

The source of the article boasts this device offers the user nothing less than “pure unadulterated random IO” that is “unmatched by any other device available.

There is a downside though, the DDRdrive X1 is limited to only 4GB for now.