Patriot Blast 240GB – Review

Patriot were kind enough to send me an SSD to review a few short weeks ago, however events and a hardware failure (yes that 2TB Samsung has finally died as well as my primary SSD 🙁 ) prevented me from being able to complete it.

However, I am back in business with this and another review due up shortly.  😀

The Patriot Blast is an entry-level drive for those looking for a workhorse to improve their PC’s speed.

 

Specifications

  • Phison S10 Series Controller
  • DRAM Cache: 120GB and 240GB = 256 MB| 480GB = 512MB | 960GB = 1024MB
  • SATA3 6Gbps/SATA2 3Gbps
  • TRIM support (O/S dependent)
  • End-to-end data path protection (ETEP)
  • Advanced Garbage Collection
  • Smart ECC
  • Smart Refresh
  • Operating Temperature – 0° ~ 70°C
  • Native Command Queuing (NCQ) – Up to 32 commands
  • ECC Recovery: Up to 120bits/2KB
  • MTBF: 2,000,000 hours
  • 4K Aligned Random Read: 100K IOPs
  • 4K Aligned Random Write: 120GB = 14K IOPs | 240GB = 23K IOPs | 480GB = 32K IOP s | 960GB = 38K IOPs
  • Sequential Read & Write Transfer: Up to 560MB/s Read120GB: Up to 425MB/s Write | 240GB: Up to 530MB/s Write
    480GB and 960GB: Up to 540MB/s Write
    *Based on ATTO
  • O/S Support: Windows® XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / Mac® OS / Linux

Related posts

Cable Guys XL – Crash Bandicoot

Cable Guys XL - Crash Bandicoot

  I know it’s a bit early to be speaking about Christmas since its spooky season. But I just wanted to do a quick review of something that I believe would make an excellent gift for those geeky family members, or for those tough Secret Santa giftees. I posted about it briefly...

Insomnia 64 – Thoughts and more thoughts

Insomnia 64 - Thoughts and more thoughts

This is a tough one to write. I have enjoyed Insomnia these past few years, thankfully having been able to get tickets and making the long journey south to the NEC. Insomnia 64 was no different, even though it did feel a bit less active than past years events. However, this is more...

Retro Review – Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day – PS3

Retro Review – Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day - PS3

Or how I learned to stop worrying about the oddness and keep running. The PS3 is retro right? Okay so not really, but this is a review of a game that came out a while ago now in 2014 for the PS3. A few short months just after the PS4 had been released, so i'm going to let it count. It’s a...

Leave a comment