Patriot Ignite SSD Released – New High Performance SSD from Patriot

Patriot recently launched their new high performance SSD with higher capacities – the Patriot Ignite SSD series. The new Patriot Ignite SSDs features Phison S10 controller and is able to reach speeds of up to 560MB/s and 545MB/s read/write speeds respectively. Check out the rest of its features, specifications, price and availability from the official release below.

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Patriot Ignite 480GB SSD

Patriot Ignite SSD Features

Boasting Patriot’s largest capacity SSD yet, the Ignite will be available to consumers in capacities of 480GB and 960GB meeting an ever-growing demand for larger and faster storage solutions. The Patriot Ignite is a first-rate option for content creators, gamers and performance enthusiasts looking to upgrade their system response time without spending thousands of dollars on a new computer.

The perfect addition to increase the performance of any PC or notebook, the Patriot Ignite utilizes the new Phison S10 controller to reach a maximum sequential read and write speeds of up to 560MB/s and 545MB/s respectively and backed by a SATA III 6.0 Gb/s interface.

At only 7mm high in a 2.5” form factor, the Ignite is perfect for any Ultrabook or laptop upgrade. Patriot’s Ignite SSD comes in four sizes for every user at 480GB and 960GB. It includes intelligent advanced wear-leveling and ECC Recovery at 115bits/2KB, proving its superior performance.

According to Les Henry, VP of Engineering at Patriot: “These are some of the fastest drives that we have had in our lab,” “As you can see we are able to advertise some of the fastest sequential speeds in the market for these capacities. We were able to hit scores above 1000 using the AS SSD benchmark test with these drives.”

Supporting operating systems such as Win 7, Win 8, Vista, Mac OS and more, the Ignite is backed by Patriot’s award winning customer service and a three year warranty. In addition, it comes with advanced features such as end-to-end data protection, advanced wear-leveling, smartECC and Smart Refresh, designed with a standard 2.5 inch form factor, the Ignite is compatible with most desktops and notebooks.

Patriot Ignite 960GB SSD

Patriot Ignite SSD Specifications

  • Capacity: 480GB, 960GB
  • Model: PI480GS25SSDR, PI960GS25SSDR
  • Phison S10 Series SSD Processor paired with qualified MLC NAND flash for best performance value and reliability
  • DRAM Cache: 480GB = 512MB | 960GB = 1024MB
  • SATA3 6Gbps/SATA2 3Gbps
  • TRIM support (O/S dependent)
  • End-to-end data path protection (ETEP)
  • Advanced wear-leveling
  • Advanced Garbage Collection
  • Smart ECC
  • Smart Refresh
  • Operating Temperature – 0° ~ 70°C
  • Native Command Queuing (NCQ) – Up to 32 commands
  • ECC Recovery: Up to 115bits/2KB
  • MTBF: 2,000,000 hours
  • 4K Aligned Random Read: 80K IOPs
  • 4K Aligned Random Write: 75K IOPs
  • Sequential Read & Write Transfer: Up to 560MB/s Read | 545MB/s Write (Based on ATTO)
  • O/S Support: Windows® XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / Mac® OS / Linux

Price and Availability

The Patriot Ignite SSD comes with a manufacturer’s suggested retail prices of $215.99 for the 480GB capacity, and $404.49 for the 960GB capacity. Both models include Patriot’s customer service and 3-year warranty. The new Ignite series will become available starting January 2015.

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