Patriot Ignite 480GB M.2 SSD Review


The arrival of the Intel 9 series motherboards also meant the arrival of the M.2 slot, formerly known as the Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF). We’ve reviewed a few M.2 SSD offerings from other brands and now Patriot Memory joins the race. A few days ago we reviewed the Ignite 960GB SSD. Apparently the Ignite SSD series also offer a M.2 form factor which we will be reviewing today. Join us as we take a look at Patriot’s Ignite 480GB M.2 SSD.

About Patriot Memory

Mission Statement

To be the brand of choice for the computer and consumer electronic industries with a commitment to quality and customer service.


Commitment, focus on innovation in technology, product quality, and customer satisfaction are the key enablers of our future success.

Company Profile

Founded in 1985, Patriot designs, manufactures and markets high performance, enthusiast memory modules, flash memory, and mobile accessory products with the objective of offering a perfect blend of quality and value for consumers.

About Patriot’s Ignite SSD Series

The Patriot Ignite Solid-State Drive (SSD) is the perfect way to enhance computer performance. Ignite offers transfer speeds up to 560 MB/s read and 545 MB/s write speeds to eliminate bottlenecks. With 80K IOPs on 4K random reads, Patriot’s Ignite will provide a huge speed boost to your system. A SATA III 6Gb/s Interface that is backwards compatible with SATAII 3GB/s, this SSD provides greater performance over traditional HDDs.

At only 7mm high in a 2.5” form factor, the Ignite is perfect for any ultrabook or laptop upgrade. Patriot’s Ignite SSD comes in two sizes for every user at 480GB and 960GB. It includes intelligent advanced wear-leveling and ECC recovery at 115bits/2KB, proving its superior performance.

Compatible with Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows, 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, 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.

Move on to the next page for the features and specifications.

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