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Patriot Torqx 128GB Indilinx MLC Solid State Disk - The Patriot Torqx

Patriot comes through with an Indilinx Barefoot MLC SSD. Let's see if it can warp past the competition.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jun 19, 2009 3:17 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: Patriot Memory

The Patriot Torqx

 

Patriot Torqx 128GB Indlinx MLC Solid State Disk

 

The Torqx has a holographic foil label on the front of the drive.

 

Patriot Torqx 128GB Indlinx MLC Solid State Disk

 

The back of the drive has the serial and part number laser etched in the aluminum casing.

 

Patriot Torqx 128GB Indlinx MLC Solid State Disk

 

Patriot has given the end user the ability to update the firmware on the Torqx (via a jumper that is exposed). After reviewing my fair share of Barefoot controlled drives it looks like only a few companies have made it possible to do this. In the long run you may be able to squeeze a little more performance out of the drive once more updates become available.

 

Patriot Torqx 128GB Indlinx MLC Solid State Disk

 

On the side we see that all of the standard mounting points are present so you will not have a problem mounting the Torqx.

 

Patriot Torqx 128GB Indlinx MLC Solid State Disk

 

Here we see the adapter, included screws to mount the drive into the adapter and the jumper for firmware upgrades.

 

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