Mylex adds 233MHz RISC CPU
Featuring a 233MHz Intel StrongARM RISC processor, 80MBps Ultra2 SCSI LVD and a 266MBps (burst) 64-bit PCI bus, Mylex`s eXtremeRAID controller is a souped up version of the company`s DAC960PJ controller. The company claims 6,000 I/Os per second for the eXtremeRAID 1100, compared to 2,500 I/Os per second for the DAC960PJ. A single controller supports up to 810GB of capacity, as many as three Ultra2 SCSI channels, and up to 64MB of cache. Compatibility with Microsoft Cluster Server is due within the next two months. The I2O-compliant controller works with Windows NT, SCO Unix, and NetWare. Prices start at $2,572.