Transcend releases SSD370 solid-state drives
People looking for a new SSD now have one more product to look at – Transcend, a popular maker of storage and multimedia products, has launched the SSD370 line of SATA 3.0 solid-state drives.
By launching the SSD370 line Transcend aims at covering as much of the SSD market as possible. This is the reason why the new SSD line offers capacities that start at 32 GB and finish with 1 TB of storage. The new SSDs are also powered by the fast Transcend TS6500 memory controller and high quality MLC NAND flash memory in order to reach the impressive 570 MB/sec of read and 470 MB/sec of write speed. The drives also help users save energy thanks to full support for SATA Device Sleep Mode (DevSleep). This technology allows users to completely power off the SATA interface when not in use while maintaining impressive response time of less than 20 ms. The SSD370 line also employs technologies such as Advanced Power Shield mechanism, Intelligent Block Management, Wear Leveling, TRIM and NCQ. The popular technology S.M.A.R.T. is also supported and if you purchase one of these drives you will have access to SSD Scope – useful Transcend software that will help you maintain a healthy SSD.
Here’s what you will have to pay in order to get a SSD370 solid-state drive – the 32 GB model sells for USD 49, the 64 GB model for USD 59, while the 128 GB/256 GB/512 GB/1 TB capacities will cost you USD 99/169/319/679 respectively.