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Patriot Pyro 120GB SandForce SF-2281 Solid State Drive Review

By: Steve Dougherty | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Aug 4, 2011 12:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: Patriot Memory

The Patriot Pyro 120GB




Here we get our first look at the Pyro. The front cover shows the capacity size and tells us this is a SATA III drive.




The label on the back shows the capacity size, model and serial number as well as the firmware that shipped on the drive. Here we also see the four mounting locations for installing the drive in a drive sled or adapter bracket.




The SATA power and data connectors are located where they should be, so you won't have any compatibility issues with notebooks.




The side mounting locations are also where they should be. I really like the beveled edge on the drive as well.




Here we see the inner workings of the Patriot Pyro. The drive uses a single SF-2281 controller and Micron flavored IMFT 25nm asynchronous flash.




There are sixteen flash chips in all, eight on each side.

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