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Patriot Launches Wildfire SSD series

Patriot Memory, manufacturer of high performance memory modules and flash products, has unveiled the Wildfire, targeting enthusiasts. The 2.5" SSD is powered by SandForce's new SF-2200 processor, supporting sequential read and write speeds up to an astonishing 500Mb/s. It is available in 64Gb, 128Gb and 256Gb capacities and sports a SATA III interface. The Patriot Wildfire, bundled with a 2.5" to 3.5" bracket, are expected to hit store shelves in Q2 2011.


Patriot Memory, a global pioneer in high-performance memory, NAND flash, storage and enthusiast computer products, today announces the new Wildfire series solid-state drives powered by a new SandForce SSD processor. The Patriot Wildfire series obliterates expectations of storage devices and delivers enterprise-class performance to consumer desktops and notebooks.

Storage bottlenecks are a thing of the past with the Patriot Wildfire series SSD. The new SandForce SF-2200 SSD processor enables the Patriot Wildfire series to shatter previous performance records with up to breathtakingly-fast 500 MBs sequential read and write speeds backed by a SATA 6.0 Gbs interface.

The Patriot Wildfire is the fastest SSD drive we have ever released to the public, says Les Henry, Patriot Memory's Vice President of Engineering. SandForce has done a fantastic job engineering the SF-2200 SSD processor and combined with our research and development, we are able to further tweak the design and maximize performance with the processor and our flash memory.

We are happy to see Patriot Memory is expanding their current SandForce Driven product line with the new SandForce SF-2200 and SF-2100 Client SSD Processors, said Kent Smith, Sr. Director of Product Marketing of SandForce. Patriot has won numerous awards and we anticipate they will win even more with our latest generation 6.0 Gbs client processor.

The Patriot Wildfire series feature a standard 2.5-inch form factor for compatibility with notebooks and select desktops. A 2.5-inch to 3.5-inch mounting bracket is included with the Patriot Wildfire for compatibility with standard hard drive mounting.

Expect the Patriot Wildfire to ship in Q2 2011 in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities.

General details

  • New Patriot Wildfire series SSDs
  • 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities
  • SandForce SF-2200 SSD processor
  • SATA 6.0 Gbs interface
  • Up to 500 MBs sequential read and write speeds

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