Average Bench: 63.5% (746th of 1058)

Based on 112 user benchmarks.  Models: Patriot Pyro, Patriot Pyro 120GB SSD, Patriot Pyro 120, Patriot Pyro SSD

Above average average bench

The Patriot Pyro 120GB averaged 36.4% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 105MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Pyro 120GB is 40.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Patriot Pyro 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 99.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 132MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 112 samples)
Min Avg Max
266 Read 357 455
91.5 Write 132 268
140 Mixed 185 327
31.3 SusWrite 99.3 161
42.7% 194 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 26.9 36.8
10.7 4K Write 79.4 112
8.5 4K Mixed 31.2 42.7
123% 45.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.3 DQ Read 135 246
24.1 DQ Write 120 282
9.7 DQ Mixed 105 177
85.1% 120 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,091,854 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $108 @ launch in Aug '11
AmazonUS $733 years
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Typical Pyro 120GB Builds (Compare 1,298 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $163

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

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

Backed by Patriot’s award winning build quality and 3-year warranty...

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