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Patriot Torqx 2 256GB Solid State Drive Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Aug 8, 2011 6:02 am
TweakTown Rating: 64%Manufacturer: Patriot Memory



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The Patriot Torqx 2 uses the SATA II (SATA 3G) interface which is native on every motherboard sold in the last three years.



ATTO Baseline Performance


Version and / or Patch Used: 2.34


ATTO is used by many disk manufacturers to determine the read and write speeds that will be presented to customers.




Using ATTO we were able to coax just over 260MB/s read and just fewer than 235MB/s write speeds. This is way off from the new Patriot Pyro that costs just a couple of Dollars more and even less than the Patriot Inferno from 2010 that you can find on e-tail websites for the same amount of money.

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