Pros

  • Includes mounting bracket

Cons

  • Slow performance

At A Glance

Middle-of-the-road capacity model has middling performance to match; it stumbled on our copy large file test.

Manufacturer’s Description

Patriot Torqx Solid State (SSD) drives are the latest in storage technology based on flash memory. Using state-of-the-art NAND flash chips and an ultra-fast controller, Torqx SSDs offer a fast, quiet and ultra-reliable solution for your data storage needs. Torqx SSD is designed with built in DRAM cache which allows faster real-time transfers that leads to faster drive performance.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PFZ128GS25SSDR
Storage
Drive size 128.0 GB
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
Warranty
Warranty information 2 Years
Warranty information 2 Years

Warranty Information

2 Years

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested SATA-300
Performance
Winzip Computing WinZip 10.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 162.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 DirectX, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 325.0
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 308.0
Microsoft Office 2003 with SP-1, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 336.0
WorldBench 6 Score, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 137.0
Internal Read - ACDSee 505.0
Firefox 2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 204.0
Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 9.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 176.0
Test Version 2.0
Roxio VideoWave Movie Creator 1.5, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 167.0
Adobe Photoshop CS2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 317.0
Internal Read - WinZip 308.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 Rendering, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 238.0
Internal Write - Files and Folders 97.84
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 96.65
Nero 7 Ultra Edition, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 221.0
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 29.78
Internal Write - Large File 114.93
Multitasking, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 222.0
Internal Performance, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 27.6   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 27.6   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 18.5   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 22.5   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 20.8   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 12.8   seconds
Malware Scan 308.2   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 82.6   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 82.7   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 82.7   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 82.2   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 89.0   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 96.1   watts
Malware Scan 98.7   watts
System Idle State 73.0   watts
System Sleep State 72.5   watts
System Work State 94.6   watts