Patriot Announces Release of new Viper USB and Mega USB

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Expanding high end USB line with large capacities

Viper USB

With the launch of the Supersonic Mega USB 3.1 Gen 1, Patriot is offering the best value for performance in a high capacity portable flash storage device on the market.

Patriot, a leading manufacturer of flash storage solutions, computer memory, SSDs, mobile accessories and gaming peripherals, today announced the release of their latest additions to company’s steadily growing line of consumer flash drives, the Viper and Mega USB.

Viper USB
The Viper USB joins the rapidly expanding lines of Patriot’s tried-and-true brands of computer memory and now gaming peripherals. With USB 3.1 Gen 1 connectivity and backwards compatibility with USB 2.0, the Viper USB will be available in three capacities of 64GB, 128GB and 256GB to fit the needs of every gamer. Whether you are a casual or professional gamer, the large amount of storage space makes it possible to load the latest games and play anywhere.

Aesthetically designed to match the company’s new PC gaming line, the Viper USB comes in a cynical red and black with the Viper logo stamped on the front. A swing feature offers protection for the drive’s connector while not in use and the key ring loop at the top makes it portable for gamers to take on the go. “We are adding performance storage products to the fast-expanding Viper line” said Meng J. Choo, Patriot’s Product Manager. “This rubber-coated, rugged USB drive will cater to the trifecta needs of speed, mass storage and value for all gamers.”

Product        Part number             MSRP (USD)
Viper USB    PV64GUSB                $34.99
Viper USB    PV128GUSB             $54.99
Viper USB    PV256GUSB             $94.99

Supersonic Mega USB
Patriot designed the Supersonic Mega USB with the impressive performance of the high end Magnum as the standard, but with a more affordable price for the consumer. Built with a tough, industrial, zinc alloy casing, the Mega comes with a removable cap to keep all of life’s most important data safe from the elements. “With the launch of the Supersonic Mega USB 3.1 Gen 1, Patriot is offering the best value for performance in a high capacity portable flash storage device on the market,” Choo said.

Reaching speeds of up to 380MB/s read and 70MB/s write and available in high capacities of 128GB, 256GB and 512GB the Mega is ready to take on projects of any size. USB 3.1 Gen 1 compliant and backwards compatible with USB 2.0 the transfer speeds of the Mega can be utilized on almost every platform.

Product        Part number             MSRP (USD)
Mega USB PEF128GSMGUSB $49.99
Mega USB PEF256GSMGUSB $89.99
Mega USB PEF512GSMGUSB $229.99    

Both the Viper and Mega are backed by a five year warranty and compatible with Windows® 10, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows® Vista®, Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows® ME, Linux 2.4 and later, Mac® OS9, X and later.

Supersonic Magnum 2
The highly anticipated, high performance Patriot Supersonic Magnum 2 has finally arrived. With remarkable maximum read and write speeds of up to 400MB/s and 300MB/s making it one of the fastest high capacity/high performance USB flash drive on the market.

Availability
The Supersonic Mega USB will be available for purchase on January 18, 2016 and the Viper USB will be available at the end of Q1 at select retailers, e-tailers, and patriotmemory.com (US only) for the listed starting MSRP.

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.

All company and/or product names may be trade names, trademarks and/or registered trademarks of the respective owners with which they are associated. Features, pricing, availability, and specifications are subject to change without notice. All company and/or product names may be trade names, trademarks and/or registered trademarks of the respective owners with which they are associated. Features, pricing, availability, and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Media Contacts:
North America
Stacey Pinheiro
Marketing and Communications Specialist
Patriot Memory
spinheiro(at)patriotmem(dot)com

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