Average Bench: 49.7% (719th of 929)

Based on 241 user benchmarks.  Models: Patriot Pyro, Patriot Pyro 120GB SSD, Patriot Pyro 120, Patriot Pyro SSD

Below average average bench

The Patriot Pyro 120GB averaged 50.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 423MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Pyro 120GB is 21.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Patriot Pyro 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 50.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 108MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 241 samples)
Min Avg Max
324 Read 423 507
75.8 Write 108 124
100 Mixed 147 184
48.9% 226 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.69 4K Read 18.5 26.1
15.7 4K Write 70.8 109
5.91 4K Mixed 10.8 16
79.3% 33.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 DQ Read 50.9 85
24.2 DQ Write 100 127
5.58 DQ Mixed 18.9 30.5
30.5% 56.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
55GB free
Firmware: 581ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 429
Write 95.5
Mixed 145
48% 223 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 5.84
67% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 87
DQ Mixed 21.2
26% 43.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,152,990 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $108 @ launch in Aug '11
AmazonUS $8313 months
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Typical Pyro 120GB Builds (Compare 504 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $699

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Controller: SandForce SF2281. NAND Memory: IMFT Asynchronous 25nm MLC.

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