January 6th, 2016 by Lyle Smith
Patriot Announced Hellfire M.2 and PCIe AIC SSDs
Patriot has announced the latest additions to their solid-state drive porfolio, the Patriot Hellfire M.2 PCIe SSD and the Hellfire PCIe AIC. With a Gen 3 x 4 interface and NVMe 1.2 support, the Hellfire is the company’s first M.2 PCIe SSD and is quoted to reach speeds up to 2,500MB/s read and 600MB/s write. Patriot's other new offering, the Hellfire PCIe AIC, is ideal for power users looking for a huge increase in performance.
The Hellfire M.2 PCIe SSD is designed for content creators, gamers and PC enthusiasts, while offering lower latency to help increase the productivity and response times. Powered by the Phison 5007 controller and MLC NAND, the new line of drives will be ship in capacities of 240GB, 480GB and 960GB in a M.2 2280 form factor to fulfill the growing needs of high performance storage as well as consumers looking to upgrade their systems.
The Hellfire PCIe AIC with a Gen 3 x 4 interface is Patriot’s top offering storage solution, reaching sequential read speeds up to 3,000MB/s and write speeds of up to 2,200MB/s. In addition, the Hellfire PCIe AIC will be available in capacities of 240GB, 480GB and 960GB, all of which leverage the Phison 5007 with MLC NAND.
Both Patriot Hellfire drive offerings will be available by the end of Q1 2016.