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Patriot Memory

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.

Patriot 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.

see also:- Patriot Memory - editor mentions on STORAGEsearch.com, Patriot's SSD page

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.

selected mentions of Patriot SSDs in SSD market history

  • In May 2009 - Patriot Memory launched its Torqx line of SATA compatible 2.5" 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.

    In June 2009 - Tom's Hardware published a benchmark article - Patriot Memory's Torqx SSD Beats Intel's X25-M .

    In December 2010 - Patriot Memory launched 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.

    That could be due to a problem which is symptomatic for many consumer SSD 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.

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