Patriot launches P400 PCIe Gen4x4 M.2 SSD
The transition to PCIe 4.0 is in full effect, with more and more computers and motherboards having the new standard. Whether or not the user truly needs the benefits of PCIe 4.0 is debatable, but it is still cool regardless. After all, it is important to continually push boundaries.
One of the best aspects of PCIe 4.0 is faster solid state drives. For instance, today, Patriot launches a new such SSD. Called "P400," the M.2 drive uses the 4th-gen PCIe interface to deliver fast speeds while its graphene heatshield will keep things cool.
"The PATRIOT P400 was built using the latest PCIe Gen4x4 NVMe controller and best-in-class components to deliver faster data access, multi-application processing, and quick transfer speeds up to 5000MB/s in sequential. The PATRIOT P400 can offer double the transfer speeds compared to standard PCIe 3x4 solutions with lower power consumption making it the best solution for laptop battery efficiency. In addition, the exclusive thin graphene heatshield provides outstanding heat dissipation, especially in systems with limited space," says Patriot.
The manufacturer adds, "The Patriot P400 is built from a single-sided M.2 designed to save space and ensure maximum compatibility with the thinnest laptops and small form factor desktops. Stability and reliability are critical issues when creating outstanding storage products, and each P400 comes with advanced firmware to provide end-to-end data path protection and a Smart ECC technology to ensure data integrity and avoid data corruption during intensive processing."
Patriot shares features of the P400 SSD below.
- Built with the latest PCIe Gen4 x4 controller
- 2280 M.2 PCIe Gen4x4, NVMe 1.3
- Thermal Throttling Technology
- End-to-End Datapath Protection
- Operating Temperature: 0~70°C
- High Efficiency Slim Graphene Heatshield
- Read up to 5,000MB/s,
- Write up to 3,300MB/s
- 4K Aligned Random Write: up to 450K IOPs
- TBW: 800TB
- SmartECC Technology
- O/S Supported: Windows 7*/8*/8.1/10/11; Linux
(*May require driver)
- 3 Year Warranty
The Patriot P400 PCIe Gen4x4 M.2 SSD can be purchased immediately here. It is being offered in just two capacities -- 512GB and 1TB. The former is priced at $133.28, while the latter costs $216.54.
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