Summary: So after 3 years and 5 months in my build, it has given me random hangs, freezes, and disappearing acts. It was rare enough that I never bothered with returning it. This uses a SandForce controller, which has often given problems with other manufacturer's SSD drives as well.
Summary: First, I'll take a second to indicate I'm no newbie when it comes to installing or setting up computer hardware. I've built my own systems, and have customized my laptop in pretty much any way that you can that doesn't involve soldering.
Summary: This SSD cut my battery life down from 7 hours to just over 5. I contacted Patriot and they more or less admitted that they have no idea what they are doing when it comes to SSDs. They basically just license the name out to the highest Chinese bidder.
Summary: I bought this about a year ago to put into my mac mini. Works great and the thing zips along. Of course it isn't an Apple SSD so you will have to get a trim support app. It is my understanding that all of these drives do that natively to some degree. I put the trim support app on anyway.
SSD was decent, but Patriot customer service is a nightmare
Stephen S, Amazon
21 February 2013
Summary: I bought this SSD in October of 2012. Overall, it had worked fantastically up until I did a factory firmware update. During the update, my computer had froze. I let it sit, frozen for about 30 minutes before doing anything. Little did I know that the firmware update had bricked the SSD.
Summary: I’ve had this SSD for almost a year now and it has been an amazing experience. I bought it for my laptop (Acer 3830tg) which had a 500 GB HDD @ 5400 RPM this caused my laptop to become severely slow, it took over 2 minutes to boot windows 7.