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Quick OverviewModel - Transcend 400S
Storage & Interface
Transcend's SATA III 6Gb/s M.2 SSD 400S boasts ultra compact dimensions to address the high performance needs and strict size limitations of small form factor devices, best suited for Ultrabooks and thin, light notebooks. Featuring a powerful controller, exceptional transfer speeds, and MLC NAND flash memory, the M.2 SSD 400S easily handles everyday computing tasks as well as demanding multimedia applications, delivering steadfast reliability.
Transcend's M.2 SSD 400S is manufactured with reliable, top-tier MLC NAND flash memory to ensure superior stability and endurance, making it well-suited to high-end applications.
Compliant with all M.2 form factors from Type 2242 Transcend's MLC M.2 SSDs are perfect for use in Ultrabooks and lightweight notebooks. Measured at just 42mm in length, the M.2 SSD 400S makes for an easy upgrade to your computer, taking up little space while giving it a much needed energy boost.
Transcend's M.2 SSD 400S offers great Terabytes Written (TBW) values (up to 1,100 TB) indicating the total amount of data you can write into the drive over its lifetime. You can count on the drive to stay reliable even under an intensive workload.
The M.2 form factor enables the expansion and integration of functions onto a single form factor module solution. M.2 SSDs include a smaller form factor but with larger capacities than that of mSATA and half-slim SSDs.
Despite its extra-small dimensions, the M.2 SSD 400S boasts a DDR3 DRAM cache and contains advanced features to enhance the performance of the SSD.
Brand - Transcend, Model - Transcend 400S, Type - M.2 SATAIII SSD, Storage (GB/TB) - 256GB SSD, Form Factor - M.2 2242, Interface - SATA III 6Gb/s, Flash Type - MLC NAND flash, Read Speed (Max.) - 500MB/s, Write Speed (Max.) - 300MB/s, Random Read IOPS - Up to 70,000, Random Write IOPS - Up to 70,000, TRIM Support - Yes, NCQ Support - Yes, S.M.A.R.T Support - Yes, ECC Support - Yes, MTBF - 2,000,000 hours, OS Compatibility - Windows 7, 8, 10, Linux Kernel 2.6.31 or later, Dimension - 42 x 22 x 3.58mm, Weight - 5 gm, Others - Terabytes Written (TBW): 560 TBW, Certificate: CE/FCC/BSMI/KC/RCM, Operating Voltage: 3.3V+-5%, Operating Temperature: 0C (32F) - 70C (158F), Specialty - 4K Random Read/Write (IOmeter): 70,000/70,000 IOPS, Feature: TRIM & NCQ Command, S.M.A.R.T., DDR3 DRAM Cache, Advanced Garbage Collection, DevSleep Mode, Built with precision, Ultra thin, Superior transfer speeds, Trusted endurance, Steadfast reliability, Part No - TS256GMTS400S, Warranty - 3 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.