Patriot debuts Fusion SSD lineup

Posted on Thursday, April 30 2009 @ 20:38 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Patriot Memory has introduced a new solid state disk series named Fusion, these disks feature 64MB DRAM cache. It's unknown which controller is in these disks, but it could be the Indilinx Barefoot. The Patriot Fusion series will be available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities.
Patriot Memory, a global pioneer in high-performance memory, NAND flash and computer technology, today announced the release of their Fusion SSD Series.

The Fusion SSD line has been specifically designed with cutting-edge technology by adding 64MB of DRAM cache in conjunction with its current equipped NAND technology. The ultimate result is an SSD that allows faster transfer rates between the controller and the host device.

"By the addition of the DRAM cache, the Fusion greatly increases the random and sequential read and write transfer rates," according to Meng J. Choo, Patriot's Flash Product Manager. He goes on to say, "The DRAM acts as a buffer and increases the reliability, and lessens the possibility for 'bottlenecks' within the data transfers."

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