Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.
If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.
OCZ Talos 2 C Series 960GB 2.5" Dual-Port SAS 6.0 Gbit/s (Full Duplex/Active-Active) Synchronous Mode Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Enterprise Solid State Disk TL2CSAK2G2M1X-0960 - OEMOCZ Talos 2 C Series 960GB 2.5" Dual-Port SAS 6.0 Gbit/s (Full Duplex/Active-Active) Synchronous Mode Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Enterprise Solid State Disk TL2CSAK2G2M1X-0960 - OEM
The 2.5-inch OCZ Talos 2 Series is designed to deliver unparalleled performance, reliability, and enterprise features to meet the demands of today's I/O-intensive applications. With storage capacities up to 1TB, Talos 2 features a leading-edge SAS design that far surpasses the throughput capabilities of even the most advanced enterprise hard drives. Talos 2 SSDs leverage VCA 2.0 to boost transactional performance and provide a complete range of enhanced features, making it the ideal drop-in replacement for multiple hard drives in enterprise storage systems. Datacenters can now deploy an SSD solution that delivers superior application performance, all the necessary enterprise capabilities, and substantial power savings, at a significantly improved total cost of ownership.
Learn more about the OCZ Technology TL2CSAK2G2M1X-0960
WarrantyBeyond any applicable Newegg return policy, this item is warranted independently by the product's Manufacturer or a Third party. Below is a summary provided for convenience only and may not be accurate or current.
Read full details.
This review is from: OCZ Talos 2 C Series 960GB 2.5" Dual-Port SAS 6.0 Gbit/s (Full Duplex/Active-Active) Synchronous Mode Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Enterprise Solid State Disk TL2CSAK2G2M1X-0960
Pros: Fast, reliable, works well with VMware ESXI 5.0 (shows up as SSD rather than unknow like some SSD). Worth the money for the near 1TB SSD in a high density high IOPS package. AFAIK there are no other enterprise 1TB SSD's available.
Cons: Doesn't work with any Dell PERC controller I have tested.
Other Thoughts: POSTING THIS TO HELP OTHERS, the product is great provided your controller is compatible.
I currently have a few servers running a mix of OCZ velocity II's and Crucial M4's and the PERC h200 and h700 work very well with them under ESXI. Dell's HCL for the r815 server only allows for small SSD's that they sell for $2300+. I needed more storage at a better price so I went off the HCL again and tried a Talos2 960GB. Talos2 drives aren't recognized at all on the H200 and although the H700 will pick them up, after 5 minutes the controller flags them as predicted fail no matter the config (both raid and nonraid). They seem to work correctly under predicted fail but I decided to drop the PERC h700 and go with a non-perc controller.
Not a huge fan of PERC but as a DELL house you can't get away from it without running into warranty and support issues.
So if you are stuck using a h200 or h700 PERC stick to the consumer level SSD's and don't buy a talos2.
5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
Thanks for the valuable feedback you provided!
Through the Newegg EggXpert Review Program, Newegg invites its best reviewers, known as EggXperts, to post opinions about new and pre-release products to help their fellow customers make informed buying decisions.Click here for more details.
This item is eligible for Newegg Premier benefits. Are you a Newegg Premier Member? If not, sign up today and get:
Free 3-day-or-less shipping on eligible items, discounts on 2- or 1-day delivery
Free shipping on returns using labels available on our website
Newegg’s gift-wrap service is the ideal solution for making your gift special!
Select your item as a gift, then add your message. Your gift will also be discreet with no prices being included on the packing slip.
Thank you for subscribing
Your request will be processed within the next 24 hours.
Please add "email@example.com" to your address book to ensure delivery.
General Brand OCZ Series Talos 2 R Series
Model TL2RSAK2G2M1X 0400 Physical Form Factor 2.5" Capacity 400GB Memory Components Synchronous Mode Multi Level Cell (MLC) Interface Dual Port SAS 6.0 Gbit/s (Full Duplex/Active Active) Controller SandForce Width 69.85mm Depth 100mm ...
The 2.5 inch OCZ Talos 2 Series is
designed to deliver unparalleled performance, reliability, and enterprise features to meet the demands of today's I/O intensive applications. With storage capacities up to 1TB, Talos 2 features a leading edge SAS design ...