The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Firewire Direct Launches Affordable, High Performance RAID

Firewire Direct Launches Affordable, High Performance RAID

by , 3:15 PM EST, January 21st, 2005

If you've been itching for a thousand gigabytes of high speed, external storage Firewire Direct's new Pro Z-RAID is your ticket.

The FireWire 800 solution is available in storage capacities from 320GB to 1TB, using two hard drives that spin at 7200-rpm hard drives with up to 16MB of cache. The setup is packed into a compact aluminum enclosure that matches the styling of Apple's Power Mac G5, with cooling provided by dual low-noise fans.

Configurations and pricing follows: 320GB ($299.95), 400GB ($359.59), 500GB ($419.95), 600GB ($599.00), 800GB ($989.95), 1TB ($1,199.00). A drive-less kit (enclosure-only) is available for $119.95.

Recent Headlines - Updated August 27th

Thu,6:00 PM
Windows 10 Users Will Be Able to Watch Apple’s September 9 Event
4:59 PM
Griffin’s Twenty Bluetooth Amplifier: $119.99
4:20 PM
PayAnywhere Hops on the Apple Pay Bus
3:20 PM
Amazon’s Failed Fire Phone Was Too Creepy for Customers
1:53 PM
Siri Doesn’t Want to Give Any Hints
1:33 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-27: Apple’s Sept 9 Media Event, Amazon’s Defunct Smartphone
1:07 PM
Apple’s Next Big iPhone Event is Happening September 9th, and Siri May Know Something
11:53 AM
Amazon Hangs Up on Fire Phone
10:00 AM
Why the Older, Slower 3G Network is Sometimes Better Than 4G
9:22 AM
Another Reason to Update to iOS 8.4.1: Ins0mnia
Wed,9:57 PM
Kelly Guimont Witnesses Penghazi on MacBreak Weekly
6:14 PM
Swatch: We Stole ‘One More Thing’ from Columbo, not Apple
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!