Patriot Memory unveiled the Spark series SSD. Aimed at offering consumers reliable performance at a price that won’t break the bank, these entry-level SSDs (128GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities) are built with TLC NAND Flash memory chips, a SATA 6.0 Gbps interface and a Phison S11 controller.
Supporting Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems, the Spark SSDs can deliver read and write speeds of up to 555MB/s and 500MB/s.
TAIPEI, Taiwan – May 31, 2016 – Patriot, a leading manufacturer of high performance computer memory, SSDs, gaming peripherals, consumer flash storage solutions and mobile accessories, today announced its latest budget solid state drive (SSD), the Spark, aimed at offering consumers reliable performance at a price that won’t break the bank.
The Spark SSD will be available in capacities of 128GB, 256GB and 512GB to fulfill the needs of serious PC gamers storing large capacity games, content creators and everyday computer users. Utilizing the Phison S11 controller and TLC NAND, for a more budget friendly price, the Spark delivers on performance. With impressive read and write speeds for such an affordable drive, the Spark will reach sequential speeds of up to 555MB/s read and 500MB/s write to meet the standards of consumers looking to optimize screen time.
“The Spark is a perfect entry level drive for those users looking to add a boost to their system,“ said Les Henry, Patriot’s VP of Engineering. “As many companies are just now coming out with their first generation TLC SSDs, the Spark is Patriot’s second generation TLC SSD Line.”
Backed by a 3-year warranty, the Patriot Memory Spark SSDs will be available for purchase worldwide starting in the 3rd Quarter of 2016 for a starting MSRP of $34.99 (128GB model), $56.99 (256GB model) and $104.99 (512GB model), respectively.