TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,141 Reviews & Articles | 39,478 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Win an Antec Case, PSU and Cooler (Global Entry!)

Patriot Wildfire 120GB Solid State Drive RAID Report - Benchmarks - HD Tune Pro

Patriot is the first to get us a matched pair of SandForce SF-2281 controlled drives. Let's spark a flame and see how fast this Wildfire spreads.

| RAID in Storage | Posted: Jun 30, 2011 2:36 pm

HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.00

Developer Homepage: http://www.efdsoftware.com

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com

 

 

HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:

 

Benchmark: measures the performance

Info: shows detailed information

Health: checks the health status by using SMART

Error Scan: scans the surface for errors

Temperature display

 

HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.

 

 

TweakTown image content/4/1/4172_15_patriot_wildfire_120gb_solid_state_drive_raid_report.png

 

Here we see that whole 1GB/s thing again! The Patriot Wildfire is able to deliver minimum, average and maximum performance of over 1000MB/s. This is even faster than the Corsair Performance 3 RAID 0 array that we tested just a couple of months ago.

 

TweakTown image content/4/1/4172_16_patriot_wildfire_120gb_solid_state_drive_raid_report.png

 

It should be pointed out that all of the RAID drives shown here today were tested with the firmware they shipped with at the time of their review. The Corsair F90 array arrived after the other SandForce SF-1200 pairs and thus had the most mature firmware / programming. Looking at the ADATA S599s, a pair of drives that should perform a little better than the Corsair F90s, this shows just how much SSDs can increase in speed after manufacturers start tuning their drives.

 

The Patriot Wildfire shipped with mass production (MP) firmware, but even at the time of writing Patriot is validating a new firmware.

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Storage content at our Storage reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases