Patriot Memory designs, manufactures and markets premium
branded memory module and flash memory solutions worldwide. The company's DRAM
solutions include award winning memory for high performance and gaming
applications and high quality upgrade solutions for desktop, notebook, server,
and storage systems. Patriot's flash products include removable flash cards and
universal serial flash drives designed for personal computers, digital cameras,
mobile phones, gaming consoles and other digital devices.
Memory sells its products through original equipment manufacturers, retailers,
e-tailers and distributors. It has operations in North America, Asia and Europe.
Patriot Memory's parent company, PDP Systems, Inc., was founded in 1985 and is
headquartered in Fremont, California, USA.
Memory - editor mentions on STORAGEsearch.com,
editor's comments:- March 2013 - Patriot
Memory is a me-too supplier of consumer SSDs. The company has never been
listed in the Top SSD
Companies List, nor in
the fastest SSDs list.
mentions of Patriot SSDs in
- In May 2009 -
Torqx line of SATA
flash SSDs with 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities. The new models include 64MB
of DRAM cache and deliver upto up to 260MB/s read, 180MB/s write speeds. OS
support includes:- WindowsXP, Vista, Linux, and Mac OS X.
2009 - Tom's Hardware published a benchmark article -
Memory's Torqx SSD Beats Intel's X25-M .
In December 2010
- Patriot Memory
a single chip native USB 3
flash drive - which offers faster performance than other designs which use
include a USB bridge chip.
In March 2013 - Patriot's SSD
product line still looks thin and me-too.
A report in myce.com
speculated that Patriot may phase out its own SSD products.
could be due to a problem which is symptomatic for many
companies. Although the SSD market is large and growing - most SSD companies
don't have any worthwhile SSD
IP, and many consumer companies aren't doing anything different to 100
plus other SSD competitors.