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Patriot Inferno 120GGB Solid State Drive Evaluation


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#1 Nemo

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Posted 14 October 2010 - 03:27 AM

While price/gigabyte is still a factor when comparing solid state dries to conventional drives, there's no comparison when it comes to speeds. OCC takes a look at a solid state drive using the SandForce SF-1222 controller with our review of the Patriot Inferno 120GGB SSD - http://www.overclock..._inferno_120gb/

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Posted 14 October 2010 - 07:05 AM

Nice review Alan!

I think I would personally stay away from the drive. It is a nice price, but if I am going to spend that much money on an SSD I would get one that performs a bit better.

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Posted 14 October 2010 - 02:28 PM

I just installed one of these in an i7 build not too long ago. Nothing but joy.
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Posted 17 October 2010 - 06:07 PM

Cons:

* Inconsistent scores
* Slower writes than compared drives

I think that having to wait for a firmware update to realize the full potential of the drive is a deal breaker. One would think that the manufacturer has tested this drive extensively before releasing it for sale. Why didn't they catch these characteristics?
Do you test in a different manner? Thanks for a good review,...I'd rather read about it here than experience it firsthand, myself.
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