Originally Posted by the_beast
How good is your 'good deal'?
I got 4 Savvios for pennies - literally. If that is the case for you they might be worth considering. But if the cost even approaches SATA drives then it is not worth it. If you do not yet have a SAS controller there is no point in paying for a PERC+SAS either - just buy an SSD for the same money.