The new Wildfire SSDs from Patriot feature the SATA6gb/s interface that gives it sequential read and write speeds of up to 500 mb/s. They’ll be available Q2 in 64, 128 and 256 gb capacities with no price listed as of yet.

Patriot Memory  today announces the new Wildfire series solid-state drives powered by a new SandForce SSD processor. The Patriot Wildfire series obliterates expectations of storage devices and delivers enterprise-class performance to consumer desktops and notebooks.

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Storage bottlenecks are a thing of the past with the Patriot Wildfire series SSD. The new SandForce SF-2200 SSD processor enables the Patriot Wildfire series to shatter previous performance records with up to breathtakingly-fast 500MB/s sequential read and write speeds backed by a SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface.

“The Patriot Wildfire is the fastest SSD drive we have ever released to the public,” says Les Henry, Patriot Memory’s Vice President of Engineering. “SandForce has done a fantastic job engineering the SF-2200 SSD processor and combined with our research and development, we are able to further tweak the design and maximize performance with the processor and our flash memory.”

“We are happy to see Patriot Memory is expanding their current SandForce Driven™ product line with the new SandForce SF-2200 and SF-2100 Client SSD Processors,” said Kent Smith, Sr. Director of Product Marketing of SandForce. “Patriot has won numerous awards and we anticipate they will win even more with our latest generation 6.0 Gb/s client processor.”

The Patriot Wildfire series feature a standard 2.5-inch form factor for compatibility with notebooks and select desktops. A 2.5-inch to 3.5-inch mounting bracket is included with the Patriot Wildfire for compatibility with standard hard drive mounting.

Expect the Patriot Wildfire to ship in Q2 2011 in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities.

General details

  • New Patriot Wildfire series SSDs
  • 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities
  • SandForce® SF-2200 SSD processor
  • SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface
  • Up to 500 MB/s sequential read and write speeds

For more information on Patriot Memory solutions, please contact your Patriot Sales Representative or visit us at http://www.patriotmemory.com.