Patriot Wildfire 120GB review

Lightning-quick and affordable SSD – now with a stable controller

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Patriot wildfire 120gb

Against the cream of the OCZ crop, the OCZ Vertex 3, Patriot's Wildfire is an impressive little performer.

The OCZ drive still has the edge in the real-world file decompression test, but the Wildfire takes the lead when it comes to the more synthetic benchmarks.

Patriot wildfire 120gb benchmarks

Tech Specs

Product TypeSolid State Drive
Product FamilyWildfire
Drive InterfaceSATA
Drive Width2.5"
Drive Interface StandardSATA/600
Brand NamePatriot Memory
Drive TypeInternal
Storage Capacity120 GB
Maximum Read Transfer Rate555 MBps
Maximum Write Transfer Rate520 MBps
Height99.1 mm
Width66 mm
Depth9.4 mm
ManufacturerPatriot Memory, LLC
Product ModelPW120GS25SSDR
Product NameWildfire MLC Solid State Drive
Product LineWildfire
Manufacturer Part NumberPW120GS25SSDR
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

Experience enterprise-class performance in your personal PC with the Patriot Wildfire series SSD powered by the latest SandForce SF-2200 processor. The Patriot Wildfire series shatters performance expectations with insanely-fast 500MB/s plus read and write speeds for ultra-quick responsiveness and instantaneous access to all your files and data. A SATA III 6.0 Gb/s connection interface enables the Patriot Wildfire series to achieve maximum performance without any bottlenecks while maintaining backwards compatibility with existing SATA II 3.0 Gb/s and SATA I 1.5 Gb/s interfaces. The versatile 2.5-inch form factor enables the Patriot Wildfire series to easily upgrade any desktop or notebook systems. An included 2.5-inch to 3.5-inch mounting bracket ensures desktop users can quickly slip a Patriot Wildfire series into your system for added installation flexibility. The Patriot Wildfire series are available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities to let you select the right amount of storage for your computing needs.

Weight (Approximate)118.3 g