Patriot Pyro SE SATA III SSD, Tested, Burned In

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We have evaluated a handful of Patriot’s SSDs recently, all of which proved to be solid (no pun intended) offerings in their respective categories. The high-end Patriot Wildfire SSD hung right alongside the best of the SandForce-based drives with synchronous NAND we’ve tested and the lower-priced Pyro was also competitive with its asynchronous NAND-equipped counterparts.

There was a fairly large price disparity between the Wildfire and Pyro, however, one which Patriot has filled with the newer Pyro SE. The SE is similar to the original Pyro, but eschews the first drive’s Micron 25nm asynchronous MLC NAND flash memory in favor of synchronous memory, which also comes by way of Micron. With synchronous flash memory paired to the SandForce controller in the drive, the Pyro SE should offer better performance with incompressible data.

We’ll see if that proves true in the benchmark pages ahead...

Patriot Pyro SE SATA III Solid State Drive Review
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SSD goodness :) Patriot, OCZ, and Corsair have been putting out some crazy drives.

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realneil replied on Tue, Jan 3 2012 11:26 PM

It's only gonna get better and better in time. I like it,............

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Yea as its getting better and better in time, I will just wait for future ssd :-p

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seocarol replied on Wed, Jan 25 2012 3:58 AM

I am really looking to get an SSD and i dont really want to wait for shipping if i cant avoid it.

Best deal with http://www.killeenmax.com

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I am new to this SSDs, is it okay to buy the Patriot Pyro? thanks!

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