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Quick OverviewModel - Transcend TS512GSSD230S
Transcend's SATA III 6Gb/s SSD230S uses the latest 3D NAND technology that features vertical, stacked expansion of storage cells. By using high-quality flash memory and enhanced firmware algorithms, the SSD230S delivers greater performance and reliability.
Unlike planar NAND memory, 3D NAND flash features memory cells stacked vertically in multiple layers. 3D NAND overcomes density limitations of 2D planar NAND, and delivers a higher level of performance and endurance.
Taking full advantage of the SATA III 6Gb/s interface and built-in SLC caching technology, Transcend's SSD230S achieves exceptional transfer speeds of up to 560MB/s read and 520MB/s write.
Transcend's SSD230S offers great Terabytes Written (TBW) values (up to 1,120 TB) indicating the total amount of data you can write into the drive over its lifetime.
Solid-state drives dominate the market for PC upgrades because they are faster and lighter than hard disk drives. SSDs also feature less power, create less noise when in operation, and are more shock resistant than traditional hard drives.
Transcend's SSD230S measures just 6.8mm in height and features short access times, making it a perfect choice for upgrading desktops, laptops, and the latest gaming consoles in just 3 easy steps!
Transcend SSD Scope is advanced, user-friendly software that makes it easy to ensure your Transcend SSD remains healthy and continues to run fast and error-free by determining the condition and optimizing the performance of your drive.
Model - Transcend 230S, Type - SATA III SSD, Storage (GB/TB) - 512GB SSD, Form Factor - 2.5 Inch, Interface - SATA III 6Gb/s, Flash Type - 3D NAND flash, Read Speed (Max.) - 560MB/s, Write Speed (Max.) - 520MB/s, Random Read IOPS - Up to 80,000, Random Write IOPS - Up to 85,000, Shock Sensor - Yes, TRIM Support - Yes, NCQ Support - Yes, S.M.A.R.T Support - Yes, MTBF - 2,000,000 hours, OS Compatibility - Windows 7, 8, 10, Linux Kernel 2.6.31 or later, Dimension - 100 x 69.85 x 6.8mm, Weight - 53 gm, Others - Aluminum casing, Part No - TS512GSSD230S, Warranty - 5 Year
Solid State Drive [SSD] offers lightning speed for your PC to boot up and run applications compared to the traditional Hard disks. While your processor can handle billions of cycles per second, it spends a lot of time waiting for your drive to feed data. Hard drives are particularly sluggish because they have moving parts and platters that have to spin up. To get optimal performance, you need a good SSD. We are here to provide the knowledge you need to make an informed purchasing decision.
Here are the facts you need to take into account while purchasing a SSD:
Find out if you have slots for M.2 drives on your motherboard and room in the chassis. If not, you may need a 2.5-inch drive instead.
Make sure you trust the quality of the manufacturer if you plan to use the SSD for the long term. The quality of the manufacturer will be reflected in how the wear patterns of the SSD are managed as well as the possibility of whether or not you get a warning before your SSD dies.
Most SSDs range from 120 GB to 2 TB. 120 GB drives are the cheapest but adequately capable of handling operating system and productivity applications. It costs a little extra to step up from 120 to 250 GB but the money is well spent in terms of performance. 500GB is the sweet spot between price, performance, and capacity for most users – particularly if you don't have the budget for a 1TB model.
Remember that high-end drives, while technically faster, won’t often feel speedier than less-speedy options in common tasks.
So unless you’re chasing extreme speed for professional or enthusiast reasons, it’s often best to choose an affordable mainstream drive that has the capacity you need at a price you can afford.