Transcend Information Inc. has announced the release of their M.2 SSD 430S and 830S solid state drives (SSD). Featuring ultra-compact designs with next-generation SATA III 6Gb/s interface and DDR3 DRAM cache.

Transcend M.2 SSD 430S comes in a 42mm M.2 form factor for ultra-thin computing devices. By utilizing the next-generation SATA III 6Gb/s interface, Transcend’s 430S is capable of delivering sequential read/write performance of up to 560MB/s and 500MB/s respectively. Featuring ultra-compact dimensions and adopting DDR3 DRAM cache, the 430S is well-suited to address the high-performance needs and strict size limitations of small form factor devices.

The M.2 SSD 830S is designed with the future in mind, it sports an 80mm M.2 form factor for ultra-thin computing devices, such as Ultrabooks, tablet computers and laptops. Just like the 430S, it features the SATA III 6Gb/s specification, and DDR3 DRAM cache. It is also made of high-quality 3D NAND Flash chips. With transfer speeds of up to 560MB/s read and 520MB/s write and high capacities of up to 1TB, the M.2 SSD 830S can easily handle everyday computing tasks as well as demanding multimedia applications.

both SSDs come packed with exclusive technologies for performance and protection, including SLC caching to greatly enhance write performance and product longevity; a RAID engine to increase stability and protect data; and low-density parity check (LDPC) code to automatically correct errors; Error Correction Code (ECC) that helps detect and correct potential transfer errors; and Device Sleep mode to reduce power consumption and shorten the response time upon wake-up from Sleep or Hibernate, and the S.M.A.R.T. function to efficiently monitor SSD health conditions.

Transcend’s M. 2 SSD 430S is available in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities while the M.2 SSD 830S is available in 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB capacities. Both SSDs are covered by Transcend’s Five-year Limited Warranty.

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