Patriot’s Viper Gaming division this week officially introduced its first PCIe 4.0 SSDs, several weeks ahead of schedule. The Viper VP4100 drives use Phison’s PS5016-E16 controller and generally resembles competing products. However, because of a custom firmware, the SSDs may differ a bit as compared to other E16 drives. Available in 1 TB as well as 2 TB configurations and equipped with Phison’s PS5016-E16 controller as well as 3D TLC NAND memory, the Patriot Viper VP4100 is rated for up to 5000 MB/s sequential read speeds, up to 4400 MB/s sequential write speeds, as well an 800K peak read/write random IOPS. While the rated sequential write speed of the VP4100 is 100 MB/s lower than other drives based on the same controller, its rated random...
Patriot has expanded its memory offerings for enthusiasts with a brand-new family of products, the Viper 4 Blackout. The new lineup supports data transfer rates of up to 4000...15 by Anton Shilov on 7/11/2019
Viper Gaming, the gaming peripheral arm of memory giant Patriot, has released two new gaming mice based on Pixart Optical sensors, the V550 and V551. The V550 features an...4 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/17/2019
Patriot this week started sales of its top-of-the-range VPN100-series SSDs. Prototypes of these drives based on the Phison PS5012-E12 controller were demonstrated at CES 2018, but it took the...31 by Anton Shilov on 3/29/2019
In January, Patriot demonstrated its upcoming Viper M.2-branded high-end SSDs. The new drives are powered by Toshiba’s 64-layer BICS 3D NAND flash memory and Phison’s latest PS5012-E12 controller. The...5 by Anton Shilov on 2/8/2018
Patriot Memory has introduced its first enthusiast-class DDR4 SO-DIMMs for high-performance-notebooks and small form-factor PCs. The new Patriot Viper modules will combine fairly high clock-rates with decent capacities, thus...6 by Anton Shilov on 6/2/2016