Patriot Pyro SE Series SATA600

  • Patriot Pyro SE Series SATA600
90
Based on 14 scores, 34 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    11
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Great performance.
  • Competitive Price.
  • 3 year warranty.

Cons:

  • Weird naming scheme.
  • Competition has cheaper models with very similar performance.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Bright Side of News on

With each drive averaging in cost at around $300, these drives are definitely not cheap. But when you consider that the next best alternative to having 480GB of SSD space costs on average $500, you really have to weigh what is important to you. You...

By VR-Zone on 90

Patriot Memory is one of the leading US based RAM and SSD manufacturers. Today we are going to have a look at their fastest consumer SSD drive, the Pyro SE. The Pyro SE 120GB drive is a Sandforce SF-2281 based SSD, boasting speeds up to 550MB/s read...

By Hardware Canucks on

With the release of the Pyro SE, Patriot has indeed been able to plug a rather large hole in their existing line up by offering consumers a solution which is neither overly expensive nor underpowered. This is all thanks to its use of ONFi 2 NAND,...

By FutureLooks on 90

The top end Wildfire is still the fastest SSD that Patriot offers but it carries a rather lofty price tag to match. Ultimately, the goal of the Pyro SE seems to be aimed at offering enthusiasts a high performance option without the high end price tag....

By X-bit Labs on

Patriot has slightly delayed the launch of their SandForce SSDF with synchronous ONFI flash memory, but we can’t come up with any objective reasons justifying this delay. Pyro SE, which falls right in the middle between the other two SSD families...

By Vortez on

£158 (At time of review)Patriot Memory are well known for their RAM and USB flash products and awareness of their SSD products is also growing. Their SATA 2 SSDs Inferno and Torqx, may not be that well known but their SATA 3 SSDs – Wildfire...

By ThinkComputers on 90

The Pyro SE from Patriot is a very solid drive. As far as performance goes it is right on par with the other SandFoce-based drives in its class and performs just under its older brother the Patriot Wildfire. Unfortunately we did not test the...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

What makes one SandForce-based SSD different from the others that appear to be just like it? We round up 10 models with 60 GB of capacity to explore the effects of NAND interfaces. We also stumble across some interesting data related to full drives....

By APH Networks on

With an outside temperature of about -30 degrees Celsius at the time of writing this review (That's -22 degrees Fahrenheit for those oddballs who still use such a weird unit of measurement, but we will leave that discussion for another day),...

By TweakTown on 91

Generally around this time of year we spend more time looking forward at next year's products than we do with products that are currently on the market. Blame the economy, global unrest or the Mayan Calendar if you want, but the 2012 SSD outlook...

By Neoseeker on

Patriot’s SandForce SSD lineup is already quite impressive, as both the WildFire and Pyro performing flawlessly for their respective price points. However, adding the Pyro SE to the lineup allows Patriot to offer a drive that performs nearly at...

By HotHardware on

The Patriot Pyro SE performed very well throughout out battery of tests. Generally speaking, the drive’s overall performance fell somewhere in between the original Pyro and higher-end WildFire, which put it right on par with other SandForce-based...

By StorageReview on

Overall, the Patriot Pyro SE delivered outstanding performance in our synthetic benchmark tests, where it quickly became the drive to beat. It successfully fills the performance gap between the higher-end Patriot WildFire and the budget version of...

By bjorn3d.com on 90

The Patriot PYRO SE SSD is a great performer with awesome potential for pretty much any app we put in front of it. While it is slightly faster the real world performance increase will likely not be noticed in real world apps compared to other SSD's...

By CDRLabs on

With the Pyro SE, Patriot has filled the performance gap between the high-end WildFire and the budget friendly Pyro. Aimed at performance users and gamers, the Pyro SE combines SandForce's SF-2281 controller with Micron's 25nm synchronous NAND...

By Guru of 3D on

The competition is the SSD arena is heating up. Never ever have there been so many SSD controllers driving that SSD towards high-performance and some of the best features. Within that mindset, Patriot wanted to release another SSD, something a...

By Legion Hardware on

Despite the fact that Solid-State Disk technology is still a long way from becoming affordable, it is now so fast that investing $200 in 120GB of storage is quiet easy to justify. The key to this technology has always been its 0ms access time, which...

By Pureoverclock on

As we've said before and we'll continue to hammer any chance we can get, the single biggest bottleneck in modern systems is the traditional plattered hard drive, and using an SSD in your system will make such a massive difference that you'll...

By Overclockers Club on

Overall, with all things considered, the Pyro SE series from Patriot delivered excellent performance across the entire test suite. More times than not the Pyro SE drives were driving the bus (No not the short bus), rather than just hanging on to it...

By Benchmark Reviews on 90

IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to...