Patriot's new external SSD: USB-C, up to 1GB/sec for PC, Mac, consoles

PATRIOT PXD M.2 PCIe Type-C External SSD: 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB external SSD up to 1GB/sec.

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Published Wed, Apr 22 2020 12:18 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Patriot Memory has just unveiled its new external SSD, which comes in capacities of 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB -- all through a single USB-C connector that will go into PCs, Macs, and even consoles.

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The company will be providing a Type-C to Type-A cable as well as a Type-C to Type-C connector so you can plug it into virtually any device you can imagine. Patriot is using a PCIe 3.0 x4 controller offering up to 10Gb/sec with the latest USB 3.2 Type-C interface.

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Roger Shinmoto, the Vice President of Patriot explains: "Storage brands are always looking to improve their products at the specification level and often overlook the compatibility and user experience; the PXD brings the perfect balance between them all. More importantly, the PXD is made for any user, including desktop PC, laptop, MacBook, and console gamers".

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The new PXD is not too badly priced at all:

  • Patriot PXD 512GB: $100
  • Patriot PXD 1TB: $180
  • Patriot PXD 2TB: $300

PXD M.2 PCIe Type-C External Solid State Drive Features

  • Latest PCIe Gen3x4 Controller
  • Bus speed up to 10Gbit/sec
  • Latest USB 3.2 Type-C Interface
  • Solid aluminium body design
  • Lightweight: 1.23oz/35 g
  • Operating Temperature: 0 ~ 70C
  • Power Consumption: Full: 2.5 W S4:0.06 W
  • Type-C to Type-C, Type-C to Type-A cable included
  • Sequential Read (ATTO): up to 1,000 MB/s
  • Sequential Write (ATTO): up to 1,000 MB/s
  • Sequential Read (CDM): up to 1,000 MB/s
  • Sequential Write (CDM): up to 1,000 MB/s
  • OS Supported: Windows 10, Mac OS 10.13
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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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