Patriot Memory Pyro 120GB 2.5” SATA III SSD Drive Review

Storage/SSD by stefan @ 2012-03-05

The Patriot Memory Pyro 120GB SSD features Micron 25nm asynchronous NAND flash memory and a SandForce SF-2281 controller; while it does not succeed to beat other drives with the same SandForce processor, it is still an option to take into account, considering its competitive price.

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At first I would like to thank Patriot Memory for offering me a sample of their 120GB Patriot Memory Pyro 2.5'' SATA III SSD Drive for reviewing.


About Patriot Memory:

"Mission Statement

To be the vendor of choice for the computer and consumer electronic industries with a commitment to service and quality.



Commitment, focus on innovation in technology, product quality, and customer satisfaction are the key enablers of our future success.


Company Profile

Established in 1985, Patriot Memory builds a full range of memory module and flash memory products, offering a perfect blend of quality and value. Patriot products include Extreme Performance (EP), Signature Lines (SL) and Flash Memory solutions (FM).


Sales and Distribution

Patriot has sales offices located throughout the U.S. and Asia. Patriot sells through the distribution channels throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.


Product Design

We understand the value of designing and responding quickly and intelligently to the rapid changes inherent in the memory module industry. This commitment to R&D enables us to deliver the best quality memory modules powered by the latest innovative technology.


Manufacturing and Operations

Patriot's development and manufacturing facility are located in Fremont, California USA and Taipei, Taiwan. Our manufacturing segment is composed of a highly skilled production staff and multiple production lines optimized for modules, giving Patriot the ability and resources necessary to provide a full line of memory module solutions.


Manufacturing Process

To meet the growing global demand for its products, Patriot manufactures its Extreme Performance (EP), Dual Channel (DC) and Signature Line (SL) products in it own state-of-the-art manufacturing facility with highly skilled staff in Fremont, California USA and Taipei, Taiwan.


Patriot is a member of JEDEC. You can feel confident that your Patriot modules are of the highest quality available.


QA/QC Testing

Patriot Memory ensures that every module meets or exceeds industry standards. The manufacturing process begins with high-quality components and ends with rigorous functional testing to ensure each module's reliability and compatibility.


Patriot Memory modules are approved by leading motherboard and system manufacturers such Intel, Tyan, Supermicro and Iwill. Patriot Memory is a member of Apple Developer Connection. Awards from such leading product review sites as XBit Labs, Anandtech, Tom's Hardware and Hot demonstrate Patriot EP and DC+XBLK memory modules set the standard for performance and reliability."


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