Monday, August 08, 2011

Icy News: Patriot Memory Pyro 6Gb SATA SSD

"With SandForce SF-2281 processor, 60GB to 240GB
Patriot Memory LLC expanded its new line up of SATA III solid-state drives with the launch of its Pyro line powered by SandForce's new SF-2281 SSD processor.

The Patriot Memory Pyro series deliver enterprise-like performance to consumer desktops and notebooks.

It utilizes the SandForce SF-2281 processor enabling it to eclipse previous mid-tier SSD performance scores with up to 550MB/s sequential read and up to 515MB/s sequential write speeds provided through a SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface.

The Pyro series will feature a 2.5-inch form factor for compatibility with notebooks and select desktops and will ship with the latest 3.1.9 firmware.

"The Patriot Memory Pyro will continue to expand on what consumers can expect out of performance class solid state drives," says William Lai, Patriot Memory's Product Manager. "With near enterprise level performance by utilizing the new SandForce SF-2281, coupled with Patriot Memory's reputation; Pyro will deliver unmatched price per performance.""
  • Patriot Pyro series SSDs:
  • 60GB, 120GB, & 240GB capacities
  • SandForce SF-2281 SSD processor
  • SATA 6.0 Gbps interface
  • Up to 550MB/s sequential read speeds
  • Up to 515MB/s sequential write speeds
  • Up to 85K 4K random write IOPS
  • TRIM Support

Our friends over at Patriot Memory always strive to make the best performing products at unmatched prices. The new Pyro 6Gb SSD is no different, offering high performance at a price that is not out of reach for any power user. Patriots new SSD is an excellent way to have the performance of a SATA 6.0 Gbps interface while not breaking the bank. Let us know how you feel about Patriots new SSD and if you will be buying one.   

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