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Transcend Ultra 120GB

Posted July 30, 2009 by Jake in Storage, HDs & SSDs







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by Jake
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Solid State Drives (SSDs) are starting to see price drops into the "reasonable" realm, though they haven’t quite hit mainstream levels for widespread adoption just yet. SSDs still remain rather expensive overall, but the performance increases are a very attractive lure, particularly to enthusiasts.  However, not all SSDs are created equal; there is a wide range of performance available on the market.

We’ve seen several SSDs that feature the Indilinx ‘Barefoot" controller and Transcend’s Ultra is another such multi-layer SSD, so we know it’s going to be very fast. The question is how does it stack up against some other popular SSDs on the market? Today we’ll pit it against some of the fastest traditional hard disk drives and SSDs to find out.

Thanks go to our friends at Transcend for supplying the review sample.

Transcend Information. Inc., was founded in 1988 and has its headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan. Transcend has always been a customer driven company, we focus our efforts on providing the highest quality products with attentive after sales service and support, that ensures total customer satisfaction. The corporate culture that exists within Transcend is one of professionalism and teamwork. As a declaration of our commitment to quality we implemented the Total Quality Control concept throughout the company, and became the first memory module manufacturer in Taiwan and the second in the world to receive ISO 9001 Certification.



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