Today we take a look at a new SSD from Patriot, we received their latest TorqX 2 128 GB SSD drive that has some pretty nice specifications.
How well does it perform and can it really perform as well as they claim?
Find out more on their website, http://www.patriotmemory.com/
Sequential Read: up to 270MB/s*
Sequential Write: up to 230MB/s*
Interface: SATA I/II
TRIM Support (O/S dependent)
RAID Support: Yes
128MB DRAM Cache
MTBF: > 1,500,000 Hours
Data Retention: >5 years at 25° C
Data Reliability: Built in BCH 9, 24-bit ECC
Operating Temperature: 0°C~70°C
Storage Temperature: 40°C~85°C
Operating Shock: 1,500G (@ 0.5msec half sine wave)
Vibration Resistance: 20G/80~2000Hz w 3 axis
Humidity: 0°C to 55°C / 95% RH, 10 cycles
O/S Support: Win XP / Vista / 7
*Based on internal ATTO Disk Benchmark testing
** Capacities stated are unformatted. The total formatted capacity for the drive will differ, depending on the operating system and file system used.
See full specifications on their website, http://www.patriotmemory.com/products/detailp.jsp?prodline=8&catid=84&prodgroupid=207&id=1064&type=17
The drive comes packed in this orange and black box, on the back they have printed the drives main features.
Inside it you will find the harddrive, and a small pamplet with the specifications and features of the drive. This drive requires a SATA port and a SATA power cable from the PSU.