The 600 Pro 400GB is currently retailing for about $1.55 per GB which is actually dirt cheap for a drive with this kind of feature set, endurance rating and performance. $1200 is a lot of money to spend on an array but we know that many enthusiasts will gladly spend that kind of money if the quality warrants it.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips