Specifically looking for the A variant as I've read it's a better option than the TQ. I haven't seen any on ebay for ages and I don't want to pay new prices or SAS3 prices, so any help much appreciated.
Try here: Fusion-io ioDrive 2 1.2TB Reference Page | ServeTheHome Forums
I have a 3.2TB version running fine in Win 10 after I'd gone through a few initial steps to get it working. Back then there was some uncertainty about getting them to work on linux (eg here) but that may or may not have...
You might want to double check compatibility because from memory I don't think the Fusion II drives work with the latest versions of debian/ubuntu, at least not without community developed patches. There's a massive thread on here about these drives and their different versions and compatibility...
I've got 12 x 16GB Supermicro (Micron) DDR4 2666 VLP ECC UDIMMs available.
Currently on ebay here if you want pictures and details. When I got them I tested them on a X11SCL-IF board which is now deployed without issues.
STH pricing is £50 per stick + £7.50 shipping (Royal Mail...
Not for sure, but I'd certainly hope they'd work given they're data center class drives from a well known manufacturer because most of them will spend their entire life in various types of raid arrays.
I picked up a couple myself. They're going to be a mirrored pair for hot/warm storage alongside my spinning rust. If they turn out to be legit it's a decent deal for what you get, certainly compared to consumer grade stuff at similar prices.