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Solid State Drive offers 480 GB or 960 GB capacity.

Press Release Summary:

Utilizing Phison S10 controller, Patriot Ignite SATA III SSD reaches max sequential read and write speeds up to 560 MBps and 545 MBps, respectively. Unit includes advanced features such as end-to-end data protection, wear-leveling, smartECC, and Smart Refresh. Designed with standard 2.5 in. form factor and backed by SATA III 6.0 Gbps interface, Ignite is compatible with most desktops and notebooks.

Original Press Release:

Patriot Launches New High Performing/High Capacity Ignite SSD

Ignite your PC’s performance with the new Patriot Ignite SSD

FREMONT, CALIF., USA – Patriot, a leading manufacturer of computer memory, USB/flash, SSDs and mobile accessories, today launched its latest addition to the solid-state drive (SSD) market, the Patriot Ignite SATA III SSD. One of the fastest drives available, the Ignite has record shattering speeds and impressive capacities to boost PC performance at a cost efficient value.

Boasting Patriot’s largest capacity SSD yet, the Ignite will be available to consumers in capacities of 480GB and 960GB meeting an ever-growing demand for larger and faster storage solutions. The Patriot Ignite is a first-rate option for content creators, gamers and performance enthusiasts looking to upgrade their system response time without spending thousands of dollars on a new computer.

The perfect addition to increase the performance of any PC or notebook, the Patriot Ignite utilizes the new Phison S10 controller to reach a maximum sequential read and write speeds of up to 560MB/s and 545MB/s respectively and backed by a SATA III 6.0 Gb/s interface.

“These are some of the fastest drives that we have had in our lab,” Said Les Henry, VP of Engineering at Patriot. “As you can see we are able to advertise some of the fastest sequential speeds in the market for these capacities.  We were able to hit scores above 1000 using the AS SSD benchmark test with these drives.”

Supporting operating systems such as Win 7, Win 8, Vista, Mac OS and more, the Ignite is backed by Patriot’s award winning customer service and a three year warranty. In addition, it comes with advanced features such as end-to-end data protection, advanced wear-leveling, smartECC and Smart Refresh, designed with a standard 2.5 inch form factor, the Ignite is compatible with most desktops and notebooks.


480GB & 960GB capacities

Phison S10 Controller

SATA III 6Gb/s Interface


Up to 560MB/s Sequential Read Speed

Up to 545MB/s Sequential Write Speed


The Ignite SSD will be available for purchase in January, 2015 at online and in-store retailers such as Fry’s, Amazon and Newegg.

Part Number




Ignite 480GB 2.5” SSD



Ignite 960GB 2.5” SSD



About Patriot

Patriot designs, manufactures and markets high performance, enthusiast memory modules, flash memory, and mobile accessory products. Patriot products have become world renown for their extreme performance, reliability and innovation. Patriot sells its products through original equipment manufacturers, retailers, e-tailers and distributors throughout the world with operations in North America, Asia and Europe. Patriot Memory LLC was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Fremont, California, USA.

Media Contacts:

North America

Stacey Pinheiro

Marketing Assistant, Americas

Patriot Memory


Jensen Wang

Marketing Manager, APAC

Patriot Memory

Bethany DeGraff

Marketing Specialist, EU

Patriot Memory 

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