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Patriot Hellfire 480GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review – Is It On Fire?

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Patriot Hellfire 480GB M.2 SSD – PCMark 8 Storage Benchmark Results

The PCMark 8 Storage benchmark tests the performance of SSDs, HDDs and hybrid drives with traces recorded from Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and a selection of popular games. It can test the system drive or any other recognized storage device, including local external drives. Unlike synthetic storage tests, the PCMark 8 Storage benchmark highlights real-world performance differences between storage devices.

For comparison, below are the PCMark 8 Storage benchmark results of the Toshiba OCZ RD400 and Zotac Sonix 480GB PCIe NVMe SSD.

Patriot Hellfire 480GB M.2 SSD – ezIOmeter Benchmark

I also tested the Patriot Hellfire 480GB M.2 NVMe SSD using ezIOmeter.

ezIOmeter is a Windows-based client benchmark tool optimized for storage devices, including SAS,SATA, and NVMe* storage devices. ezIOmeter utilizes Iometer 1.1’s command line functionality to run industry trusted Iometer tests. ezIOmeter currently supports 64-bit Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 operating systems. ezIOmeter was created to simplify the user experience when using IOmeter. IOmeter has an infamous reputation on being difficult to use. This is one solution to provide NVMe* testing capability while also being easy and fast to use.

Patriot Hellfire 480GB M.2 NVMe SSD latest pricing and availability:
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