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Inferno

Patriot’s Inferno series consists of three capacities – 60GB, 100GB, 120GB and 240GB – all based on the popular consumer/client-side SandForce SF-1200 series controller, in this case the SandForce SF-1222 and is therefore similar to both the OCZ Vertex 2 and the Corsair Force series. It uses the SATA 2 interface and offers sequential read and […]

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Wildfire

Wildfire is Patriot’s first SATA 6 Gbps drive. It utilizes the prowess of the SF-2281 drive controller with a 32 nm Toshiba MLC NAND. This series of SATA III SSDs are poised to make a run for the fastest drive available. The Wildfire series include drives with capacities of 120 GB, 240 GB and 480 […]

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Pyro

Another SF-2281 powered SSD comes out with Patriot’s Pyro. Like other SATA III 6 Gbps drives, this one promises blazing speeds reaching 500 MB+. Pyro utilizes value driven asynchronous NAND memory as compared to the other Patriot SATA III, Wildfire, which uses synchronous NAND. There is no denying that sync NAND SSDs are faster than […]

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Torqx 2

Patriot gambles with the rarely seen Phison controller to bring out the Torqx 2 series of SSDs. This SATA 3Gb/s controller delivers a read speed of up to 270 Mbps and write speed of up tp 230 Mbps. Although its performance is not at par with its newer brothers such as Wildfire and Pyro, its […]

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PS-100

Powered by Phison PS3016-S3, PS-100 is one of those inexpensive SATA I/II capable drives by Patriot. It is the second Patriot SSD with a Phison controller, the other one being the Torqx 2. This lightweight (77 grams) 2.5 SSD can withstand 1500G of force. The PS-100 series is available at capacities 32 GB, 64 GB […]

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Mac Series XT

The Mac Series XT is one of Patriots Sandforce SF-2281 powered solid state drives that includes Wildfire and Pyro. Like the mentioned series of SSDs, the Mac Series XT is also a SATA III drive. It has a maximum sequential read of 520 MB/s and a maximum sequential write of 500 MB/s. Similarly, the maximum […]

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