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Aimed at users looking to upgrade to the superior performance of solid-state technology at a competitive price, Transcend’s SSD320 with SATA III 6 GB/s technology makes sluggish computer boot-up and program launches a problem of the past. Boasting impressive transfer rates and excellent reliability, the SSD320 allows computer enthusiasts and gamers to take their system to the next level.
The SSD320 is ideal for users who use their computer primarily for everyday applications like internet browsing, basic computing, playing music or watching films. To fulfill the diverse needs to different users, the SSD320 is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux based systems. The 256 GB* SSD320 acts as the perfect system partition (for installing your operating system).
SSD technology offers other advantages over traditional spinning hard drives. Since there are no moving parts in the SSD320, it is highly shock and vibration resistant. Consequently, less power is consumed versus a traditional hard drive increasing the energy efficiency of your devices when used in concert with a SATA III SSD.
*1 GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Displayed in the OS as 0.93 GB becauase 1,000,000,000 Bytes/1024/1024/1024= 0.93 GB. Some capacity (1-3%) is inter alia reserved for firmware and is not available for use as available space.
Coupled with the powerful SandForce controller, Transcend’s SSD320 offers impressive transfer rates of up to 550 MB/s sequential read and up to 530 MB/s write speeds and up to 86,000 IOPS 4K random write speeds. Even large amounts of data can now be transferred in a matter of seconds.
Transcend’s SSD320 optimizes your PC to reach top speeds and reduces system response time. Reboot your PC in just 32 seconds, reducing wait times by 60%. In comparison, to boot Windows 7 from a conventional hard drives takes about 82 seconds. When using the SSD320, files and programs, even memory-intensive applications like graphics programs, open in merely a few seconds.
Transcend’s SSD320 is significantly faster than any hard drive. With an enormous speed advantage, a 4.7 GB DVD file can be transferred in only 20 seconds. The SSD 320 is twice as fast as a SATA II SSD and nearly three times as fast as a traditional hard drive. Increase your productivity with the SSD320 and enjoy more free time.
To meet the size requirements of new generation Ultrabooks, the SSD320 is 7 mm thick, compared to 9.5 mm thickness of other SSDs. Using an industry-standard 2.5” form factor and super-slim body, the SSD320 can be easily installed into any device.
Based on a powerful SandForce controller and asynchronous MLC flash chips, Transcend’s SSD320 offers both impressive transfer rates and reliability.
Extended Battery Life
Key features of the SSD Scope Software include:
Included with the SSD320 is a 3.5" mounting kit, consisting of a bay adapter and eight mounting screws. Once attached to the chassis, you can use the 2.5" SSD320 in the standard 3.5" space.
Transcend SSD320 is compatible with all operating systems which support the AHCI mode and reaches maximum speed when using the SATA III 6GB/s interface.
SSD 320 is compatible with:
|Comparison between Transcend SSD Series||SSD720||SSD340||SSD320|
|Target Group||High-end model for uncompromised performance||Affordable model for everyday efficiency||Affordable model for everyday efficiency|
|Particularly Suitable for the Following Applications||Gaming, Multimedia Applications||Office Software, Internet Browsing, Music Playback||Office Software, Internet Browsing, Music Playback|
|Max Seq. R/W||550MB/s, 530MB/s||520MB/s, 290MB/s||540MB/s, 520MB/s|
|Max Random R/W||90000 IOPS, 43000 IOPS||69000 IOPS, 68000 IOPS||89000 IOPS, 33000 IOPS|
|Capacity||64GB / 128GB / 256GB / 512GB||64GB / 128GB / 256GB||64GB / 128GB / 256GB|
|Flash Type||Toggle MLC (Synchronous)||MLC (Synchronous)||MLC (Asynchronous)|
|Controller||SandForce SF2281||JMICRON JMF667H controller & DDR3 DRAM cache||SandForce SF2281|
Installed this in a family member's laptop. I haven't heard a single complaint about the machine being slow since then.Published 5 hours ago by Jeff Eagley
Great SSD! I've had this in my computer now for over a year without a single issue. I bought this on lightning deal so I got a great price on it. Great response speed. Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. Mccollum
Currently using this drive in my laptop. Didn't have any issue with the drive usage. Recommend to those who are upgrading older drives.Published 3 months ago by George W Lee
I bought this for my ASUS ultrabook, but it did not fit, so I returned it. Thank you, Amazon, for your return policy. Read morePublished 5 months ago by James L. Davis
replaced my hdd ... now flying :) will change another HDD and will stay on SSD only !
it's just 2 bad they're expansive...
I installed this in my computer recently. I originally had two hard drives, but both of them fit within 256GB, so I just 'told' the included software to 'clone' both drives. Read morePublished 6 months ago by 60srocker
I installed it on my macbook pro and it worked very well. Mac os x runned faster than previously with my old hdd.Published 6 months ago by Felipe
Still fighting to get my HP Win7 laptop to recognize the drive. Have them installed in Bergtek 2.5 in. USB3 enclosures. Appears I am just not smart enough. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Bob E.