Patriot has announced its new SandForce-based Wildfire Solid State Drive which is the fastest SSD to be released by the company. It comes in a 2.5-inch form factor and bundled with a 2.5-inch to 3.5-inch bracket with support for TRIM on Windows 7. The Patriot will be available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacity which is capable of a 4k random write performance of up to 85,000 IOPS. The Wildfire SSD utilizes a SATA 6.0 Gbps interface and delivers a maximum write speed of 520MB/s and a maximum read speed of up to 555MB/s.
“The Patriot Wildfire is the fastest SSD drive we have ever released,” says William Lai, Patriot Memory’s Product Manager. “Although we are a bit late to market, we wanted to ensure that the technology was rock-solid. We are confident with the latest firmware, Patriot’s reputation for quality and performance stand second-to-none.”