Transcend releases MTS M.2 SSD models
The popular memory maker Transcend has released a new line of M.2 form factor SSDs called MTS. The line consists of three models – the MTS400 (Type 2242), MTS600 (Type 2260) and MTS800 (Type 2280). The model number is also related to the measures of the SSDs – they measure 22 x 42/60/80 x 3.5 mm respectively.
All MTS Transcend solid-state drives come with the company’s own TS6500 controller, DDR3 DRAM cache and MLC NAND flash memory. They also feature the Transcend DevSleep (Device Sleep Mode) technology that offers fast response times/power saving mode and results in longer battery life for portable devices. As to performance you can expect your MTS600/800 drive to reach 560 MB/sec of read speed and 310 MB/sec of write speed.
The MTS400/600/800 models cost USD 39 for the 32 GB model, USD 59 for the 64 GB model, USD 99 for 128 GB and USD 169 for 256 GB models. The MTS600/800 also comes with a 512 GB version that sells for USD 319.