Transcend Upgrades 2.5-inch Solid State Drive (SSDs) Lineup with Speed Enhancements and Maximum Capacity

Transcend today announced a radical upgrade of its Transcend 2.5-inch Solid State Drives (SSD) Lineup, with increased data transfer speeds of 260MB/s and enhanced maximum storage capacities up to 512GB.


Offering performance-minded enthusiasts a perfect combination of speed, high-capacity storage and long-term reliability, the upgraded Transcend 2.5-inch SATA SSDs are best for use with industrial computers, netbooks, notebooks and high-end gaming PCs.

To boost overall performance, the new Transcend 2.5-inch SATA SSDs feature an upgraded controller chip that supports a maximum sequential transfer speed of 260MB/s read and 200 MB/s write.

The upgraded Transcend’s new 2.5-inch SATA SSDs offers dramatically improved performance that translates into significantly faster system boot up and application launch speed, while offering the lag-free responsiveness and stability necessary for storage-intensive computing and high-end gaming systems.

For maximum compatibility with the latest versions of Windows and Linux operating systems, the new Transcend 2.5″ SATA SSDs fully support the TRIM command, which is essential to maintain optimum write speeds, and also reduces long-term SSD wear.

The upgraded Transcend 2.5-inch SATA SSDs now features enhanced maximum storage capacity of up to 512GB, that is currently the highest in the industry, and making them large enough to store operating systems, applications and more.

Although the 2.5-inch form factor is commonly associated with notebook storage, Transcend’s new 2.5-inch SATA SSDs can also be installed in desktop computers to improve performance and reliability.

In addition, Transcend now offers an SSD Desktop Upgrade Kit to provide desktop users an easy SSD upgrade solution that does not require replacing their existing hardware.

The Transcend SSD Desktop Upgrade kit includes everything a desktop user needs to install and start using a new SSD in just minutes, including a 32GB 2.5-inch SATA interface SSD, a 2.5-inch to 3.5-inch mounting bracket, SATA data and power cables and Acronis True Image HD disk cloning software.

Price and Availability

The upgraded Transcend 2.5-inch SATA SSDs are already available in 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB and 512GB (max) capacities and are backed by a two-year warranty and incorporate innovative tamper-resistant features to guarantee authenticity, including an anti-counterfeit Transcend logo security hologram and tamper-evident seals.

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