Originally Posted by SeedReaver
Price is still the killer (though it's getting better everyday). Your 500GB SSD costs more than many people's laptops. You must be getting some great deals on SSDs if you can get them for double the per-megabyte... .
Keep in mind this is in a data-center environment, so the optical drives we're dealing with are quite a bit more pricey. So in the end the SSD's are around double.