Transcend Information Inc. has recently announced the launch of two new SSDs. With its ultra-compact size and the next generation SATA III 6Gb/s interface and DDR3 DRAM cache, the M.2 SSD 430S and 830S are best suited to address the strictsize limitations and high performance needs of today’s advanced portable devices.
The M.2 SSD 430S comes with space-saving 42mm M.2 form factor for ultra-thin computing devices. By utilizing the next-generation SATA III 6Gb/s interface, Transcend’s 430S is capable of delivering sequential read/write performance of up to 560MB/s and 500MB/s respectively. Featuring a sleek dimension and adopting the DDR3 DRAM cache, the 430S is well-suited to address the needs and strict size limitations of small computing devices.
Engineered for tablets and laptops, the M.2 SSD 830S boasts a compact dimension of 80mm. With exceptional transfer speeds of up to 560MB/s read and 520MB/s write and high capacities of up to 1TB, the M.2 SSD 830S easily handles everyday computing tasks as well as demanding multimedia applications. It features the latest SATA III 6Gb/s specification, DDR3 DRAM cache, and is comprised of high-quality 3D NAND Flash chips.
The 430S and 830S comes with exclusive technologies for performance and protection. These include SLC caching for enhancing write performance and product longevity; a RAID engine that increases stability and protection of data; low-density parity check (LDPC) code for correcting errors automatically; Error Correction Code (ECC) that helps detect and correct potential transfer errors; and Device Sleep mode to reduce power consumption, and the S.M.A.R.T. function to efficiently monitor SSD health conditions.
Covered by the brand’s 5-year warranty, the M.2 SSD 430S is now available in 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB. Meanwhile, the M.2 SSD 830S has variants up to 1 TB.