Since we're 2 years old now, we decided to risk it with the new servers from Hetzner, the new Intel E3-1270 v3.
We configured those servers with 4x INSANE 480GB Data Center Edition SSDs in HW-RAID10. Below you can see the dd disk speed results.
# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=4M
228673+0 records in
228673+0 records out
959119884288 bytes (959 GB) copied, 1200.88 s, 799 MB/s
XTRA LARGE - $53.50
CPU: 4 cores
DISK: 80GB SSD HW RAID-10
BW: 10TB @ 1gbps
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FLAVOURS: Debian 6/7 and CentOS 6. More or request.
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