Patriot has introduced its new family of entry-level SATA SSDs offering capacities from 256 GB to 2 TB. The P200-series drives use controllers from Maxio Technology and Silicon Motion, the first time in years that Patriot uses controllers not from Phison. Available in a 2.5-inch/7 mm form-factor, the Patriot P200 drives feature 256 GB, 512 GB, and 1 TB configurations and are based on Silicon Motion’s SM2258XT controllers, whereas the top-of-the-line 2 TB model is powered by Maxio Technology’s MAS0902A controller. The drives are powered by 3D NAND memory, but the manufacturer does not disclose exact model of chips or their manufacturer (we do know that SMI and Maxio controllers can work with memory from various vendors though). As far as performance is concerned, Patriot says...
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