Patriot Pyro SE 120GB SSD Review

👤by David Mitchelson Comments 📅14-03-12
Test Setup & Methodology

For the purpose of testing, we will be observing performance whilst comparing the Pyro SE against previously reviewed drives using SATA 2, SATA 3 and PCI-E interface.

The system is formatted and a fresh version of Windows is installed with just drives in place - no additional applications. Windows is then updated to the latest release. Included in the list of benchmarks are the following applications:

ATTO Disk Benchmark v2.46
CrystalDiskMark 3.0
SiSoftware SANDRA
Windows 7 Boot Time Test

Test system
CPU Intel Core i5 2500K
Motherboard ASUS P8P67
Graphics ZOTAC GTX 480 AMP!
Memory 4GB Kingston HyperX Genesis CL9 1600MHz
- Patriot Pyro SE 120GB
- OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS 240GB
- OCZ Agility 3 240GB
- OCZ RevoDrive X2 240GB
- Patriot Pyro 120GB
- Kingston V+ 128GB
- Corsair F40 40GB
- Samsung Spinpoint 250GB SATA-II

PSU OCZ 750W Fatal1ty
OS Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit

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