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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Product Features, Specifications

Product Features:

Sandforce SF-2200 Series SSD Processor paired with qualified 25nm Asynchronous MLC NAND flash for best performance, value and reliability

SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s and 1.5Gb/s

TRIM support (O/S dependent)

DuraClass™ technology

DuraWrite™ extends the endurance of SSDs

Intelligent Block Management and Wear Leveling

Intelligent Read Disturb Management

Intelligent "Recycling" for advance free space management (Garbage Collection)

RAISE™ (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements)

Intelligent Data Retention optimization

Best-in-class ECC protection for longest data retention and drive life.

Power/Performance Balancing

Thermal Threshold Management

Native Command Queuing (NCQ) - Up to 32 commands

ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bits correctable per 512-byte sector (BCH)

Sequential Read & Write Transfer:

240GB & 120GB models; 550MB/s read | 515MB/s Write

60GB model; 520MB/s read | 490MB/s Write.

Max Random Write IOPS: Up to 85,000 (4K aligned)/240GB &

120GB models; up to 80,000 (4K aligned)/60GB model.

O/S Support: Windows® XP / Vista / 7 / Mac® OS / Linux

Capacities stated are unformatted. The total formatted capacity for the drive will differ, depending on the operating system and file system used


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