Patriot at Computex, a new SODIMM and SSD
Subject: Memory, Storage, Shows and Expos | May 31, 2016 - 04:19 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: patriot, sodimm, viper ddr4, spark, ssd
Patriot unveiled the Viper DDR4 SODIMM series, with frequencies ranging from 2400MHz to 2800MHz in both single and dual kits. Available in 8GB and 16GB capacities the prices start at $34.99U for a single 2400HMz 8GB SODIMM to $169.99US for dual 16GB DDR4-2800MHz kit.
They also announced a new series of SSDs called Spark which use the Phison S11 controller and TLC NAND. They will be available in Q3 and come in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities with prices of $34.99, $56.99 and $104.99US respectively.
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Patriot Announces New Viper DDR4 SODIMM
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 the release of the Viper DDR4 SODIMM. Designed to support gaming laptops and small form factor systems, such as the Intel® NUC, to make gaming more accessible while on the go and free up desk space, the Viper SODIMM will provide a solid system upgrade.
The Viper DDR4 SODIMMs will be available individually in capacities of 8GB and 16GB and in dual kits of 16GB (2x8GB) and 32GB (2x16GB). With speeds ranging from 2400MHz to 2800MHz, the Viper SODIMMs will provide users with faster load times and improved response rates. The new Viper DDR4 SODIMMs also feature a high performance heat shield for superior heat dissipation to ensure solid performance during the most grueling gaming session with a low profile that offers flexibility to fit easily into virtually any system.
“We are always looking for ways to enhance the experience for PC gamers,” Said Les Henry, Patriot’s Vice President of Engineering. “With PC Gaming moving to smaller form factors like laptops, our new DDR4 SODIMMs offer a solution without sacrificing performance."
Compatible with XMP 2.0, the Viper SODIMM’s plug and play technology makes it the ideal RAM choice for consumers looking to upgrade their laptop, notebook or Mini-ITX system. Backed by Patriot’s award winning customer service, the Viper SODIMMs come with a lifetime warranty and are hand tested for quality assurance and system compatibility.
The Viper SODIMMs will be available for purchase, worldwide, online and in stores starting June 10, 2016 for a starting MSRP of $34.99 USD for the 2400HMz 8GB single DIMM to $169.99 USD for the 2800MHz 32GB dual kit. For more details on the Viper SODIMM and other Patriot products visit: https://patriotmemory.com.
Patriot Announces New Spark SSD
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.”
The Spark SSD is Compatible with Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows, 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Mac OS X, and Linux systems. Backed by Patriot’s award winning build quality and 3-year warranty; the Patriot Ignite will deliver one of the most reliable choices in SSDs.
The Spark SSD will be available for purchase, worldwide, starting in the 3rd Quarter of 2016 for a starting MSRP of $34.99USD for the 128GB, $56.99 for the 256GB and $104.99 for the 512GB. For more details on the Spark and other Patriot products visit: https://patriotmemory.com.