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Patriot Pyro SE 240GB SSD Review

Our report today is going to examine the Patriot Pyro SE SATA 3 SSD. The Patriot Pyro SE (Special Edition) is the big brother of the Patriot Pyro SSD that we reviewed a few months back. The difference between the Pyro and the Pyro SE is that the Pyro SE that we are reviewing today utilizes premium synchronous NAND flash …

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Patriot Mac Series XT SATA 3 SSD Released

Patriot Memory today announced release of their new Mac Series XT SSD optimized specifically for Mac users. The Mac XT will be available in capacities of 60, 120 and 240GB and carries a Patriot 3 year warranty.  It is a SATA 3 SSD that contains the SF-2281 processor which has recently been updated with new SF firmware much to the …

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OCZ Releases SSD Firmware To Fix SandForce SF-2281 Blue Screen Of Death

OCZ has just released f/w 2.15 for all SF-2281 processors which will fix an issue that has become popularly known as the “SandForce Bug”. This release not only identifies and prevents BSOD issues caused by two specific conditions, but also, tackles stuttering issues observed by some as well as significantly improving TRIM and Secure Erase operations to prevent low level …

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Patriot Improves SSD Line With Patriot PyroSE SATA III Solid State Drive

Patriot yesterday announced a new member of their Patriot Family in the guise of the PatriotSE SATA III SSD. The ‘SE” will be ‘SandForce Driven’ and, as its older brother thePyro, will contain the world famous SandForce SF-2281 6Gbps controller. As we know, the SF-2281 is capable of parallel read and write speeds of over 500MB/s along with IOPS above …

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Patriot Pyro 120GB SATA 3 SSD Review – Patriot Wins Over The Consumer With Options & Value

Patriot releases another SATA 3 SSD into the consumer arena this morning, this going by the name of the Patriot Pyro.  The Pyro follows suit with the few other manufacturers that have recognized consumer apprehension over premium SSD prices and have wisely made use of a more value driven asynchronous (Async) NAND flash memory. These new ‘Async’  SSDs include the …

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Areca ARC-4036 6Gb/s SAS/SATA JBOD Enclosure Review – Areca, LSI, Sandisk and Patriot Perform!

The storage industry is shifting from 3Gb/s devices to the new 6Gb/s specification which has been a boon to manufacturers as new devices are needed to handle the new, faster devices that 6Gb/s enables. The 3Gb/s specification reigned  for roughly five years which allowed user speeds up to 300 MB/s. With the advent of “disruptive” technologies like SSD devices, the …

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Patriot Torqx 2 128GB SATA 2.0 SSD Review

Every now and then it is refreshing to see a company that believes that rushing into the dog race of technological advance might not be as business smart as simply understanding customer needs. This is definitely the case with Patriot and their new Torqx 2 SSD that not only remains to be a SATA 2.0 drive, but also, is definitely …

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