Ever stop and wonder just how much data flows through the miraculous Server sales totaled $53.3 billion in 2008, on par with the previous four years. During the same timeframe, server performance increased five to eight times. Entry-level servers costing less than $25,000 processed about 65% of the world's information in 2008, mid-range servers crunched about 30%, and high-end servers costing $500,000+ handled the remaining 5%.