Xserve & Xserve RAID Updated

Apple quietly updated the Xserve and Xserve RAID lines today to allow for the adoption of larger 500GB hard drives.

The new Xserve 1U rack-optimized server can now support up to 3 500GB hard drives, maxing out at 1.5TB of in-box storage. Pricing for the server starts at $2999.

The new Xserve RAID can also accept the larger 500GB hard drives, maxing out at 7TB of storage. Pricing for the RAID starts at $5999.

An Xserve refresh was recently rumored on this Page 2 post.