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Transcend Jetflash 380G Review

With technology growing, the size of storage has grown too. We constantly need more space for moving larger files from one system to another, but we don’t always have network accessibility. Whether it is movies, music or a system backup, we don't always have cables on hand when it comes to transferring files between computer and your mobile device. Transcend realized not everybody carries cables around, and introduced the Jetflash 380. The Jetflash 380 is available in 16 or 32GB sizes in either silver or gold. We have the opportunity to test the 380G 16GB version. Continue reading to find out how well these drives do in our testing.



Transcend Releases Small Form Factor M.2 and mSATA SSDs for Mobile Computing Devices

              Transcend Releases Small Form Factor M.2 and mSATA SSDs for Mobile Computing Devices           February 27, 2014 Transcend Information, Inc. a leading manufacturer of industrial-grade products, today announced the release of its SATA III 6Gb/s N8S750 M.2 and MSA340 mSATA solid state drives (SSD). Featuring ultra compact dimensions and the next generation SATA III 6Gb/s interface, Transcend’s N8S750 and MSA340 SSDs are best suited to address the strict size limitations and high performance needs of today’s advanced portable devices. N8S750 SATA III 6Gb/s M.2 SSD The N8S750 SSD’s space-saving 80mm M.2 form factor (80.0mm x 22.0mm x 3.5mm) is designed to meet future market demands of ultra-thin and light mobile devices that require an SSD, including Ultrabooks, notebooks, tablets, portable gaming systems, and smartphones. It features the latest SATA III 6Gb/s specification, DDR3 DRAM cache, and is comprised of high-quality MLC NAND Flash chips. With exceptional transfer speeds of up to 520MB/s read and 330MB/s write, the N8S750 easily handles everyday computing tasks as well as demanding multimedia applications. MSA340 SATA III 6Gb/s mSATA SSD Transcend’s MSA340 mSATA SSD is 78% smaller than a standard 2.5” SSD and measures a mere 50.8mm x 29.85mm x 4.0mm. As a result, manufacturers can benefit from greater design flexibility when developing space-restricted embedded applications such as tablets, smartphones, Ultrabooks, eBook readers, navi...



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Transcend Wins Taiwan Excellence Award for Tenth Consecutive Year

Introduction On January 2, 2014 Transcend Information, Inc a world wide manufacturer of storage and multimedia products proudly announced that seven of its cutting-edge products were awarded the ” 2014 Taiwan Excellence Award.” The award winning products for example include its USB 3.0 devices: JetFlash 810 USB Flash Drive, RDF5 Card Reader and HUB3 4-port hub. Also included were its new JetFlash 360 & JetFlash 520 USB Flash Drives, the MP350 Digital Music Player, and the Extra Slim Portable DVD Writer.   About Transcend Transcend is a globally recognized leader in the manufacture of storage, multimedia and industrial products. Established in Taiwan in 1988, Transcend offers a full line of standard and proprietary memory modules, flash cards, USB flash drives, portable hard drives, solid-state drives, digital music players, card readers, multimedia products and industrial products. Transcend has established offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, The Netherlands, Japan, Korea, China and Hong Kong. As a customer-focused company, Transcend has the ability to quickly respond to the market’s changing needs. For more information, please visit www.transcend-info.com  



 
 
 
 
 
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Transcend Jetflash 760 and 810 32GB

With technology growing, the size of storage has grown too. We constantly need more space for moving larger files from one system to another, but we don't always have network accessibility. Whether it is movies, music or a system backup, the external storage size can be crucial to solving this dilemma. The Transcend Jetflash USB 3.0 drives are available in a variety of sizes and styles and might be exactly what we need. The Jetflash 810 is available in 4/16/32/64GB sizes while the Jetflash 760 is available in 4/16/32/64/128GB and available in either white or black. We have the opportunity to test the 32GB version of the 760 and 810. Continue reading to find out how well these drives do in our testing.



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Transcend Unveils DDR3-1866 Modules to Support High-Powered Servers

October 9, 2013 Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce its launch of 4GB DDR3-1866 Registered DIMM (RDIMM) and 4GB DDR3-1866 Unbuffered ECC DIMM (ECC UDIMM) memory modules. Ideal for use in Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 processor-based servers, the new DDR3 modules ensure optimal performance in today’s virtualized data centers. Developed to support increasing use of server virtualization, Transcend’s DDR3-1866 memory modules are tested to be fully compatible with Intel Romley-EP platforms based on Intel’s latest generation server processor, the Xeon E5-2600 v2 family (code named “Ivy Bridge-EP”). As Transcend’s highest frequency DDR3 server modules, the 4GB DDR3-1866 DIMMs are constructed with top quality DDR3-1866 DRAM chips that deliver exceptional performance and durability. Each module is rated at 1866MHz with latency of 13-13-13 and an operating voltage of a mere 1.5V. Additionally, Transcend’s DDR3-1866 server DIMMs feature built-in ECC (Error Correcting Code) function, which monitors data being transferred in and out of memory and corrects any errors found. This greatly decreases the risk of computational errors during complex tasks while simultaneously enhancing overall system reliability. Optimized for maximum quality and compatibility, the DDR3 memory modules fully comply with JEDEC (Joint Electron Device Engineering Council) standards, delivering the best ...



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Transcend Helps Enterprises Improve Big Data Analytics with High Performance Server Memory

September 17, 2013 Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a leading manufacturer of industrial-grade products, today announced the arrival of its 8GB DDR3L-1600 Low Voltage 1.35V RDIMM memory module. Aimed at improving high performance data mining and big data analytics, the DDR3 Low Voltage RDIMM allows enterprises to address the challenges of server memory density, performance, and power consumption. Strong demand for data center services continues to grow as more organizations are taking advantage of the huge and highly available computing and storage resources of cloud and virtualization systems. However, the success of implementing these technologies rests on the ability to quickly load applications and easily process information. “Server memory is the need of the hour as companies strive to better manage their virtual and cloud-based platforms, and grow their business,” said Angus Wu, head of DRAM Research and Development at Transcend. “Transcend looked at the factors driving server memory demand and created a cost effective solution that helps maximize capacity and increase performance.” Designed specifically with the needs of cloud computing and virtualization in mind, Transcend’s DDR3 Low Voltage RDIMMs are fully equipped to handle high volumes of information and memory-intensive applications. Transcend has added the 8GB DDR3L-1600 Low Voltage RDIMM to its server memory lineup to assist its customers in becoming greener as well. The red...



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Transcend Wins National Award and Earns Top 50 Spot in US Patent Quality Ranking

September 16, 2013 Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), is proud to announce that one of its memory device patents has been awarded the prestigious “Silver Medal” for its exceptional innovation at the 2013 National Invention and Creation Award (NICA) competition organized by Taiwan’s Intellectual Property Office. This cutting-edge patent, which pertains to the data access circuit and access method within non-volatile memory devices, has already been implemented throughout Transcend’s SSD product range, including industrial SSDs. National Invention and Creation Award This year’s “Silver Medal” marks Transcend’s fourth National Invention and Creation Award. The award-winning invention allows faster data block management in SSD products by assigning a weight value to each storage area based on its error history and usage status. This means that storage areas can be quickly classified and given different data access priority. Additionally, any disabled blocks will be classified in the disabled block area to prevent data storage, thereby reducing the probability of failure and extending the life span of the storage device. This invention has not only obtained a key patent in Taiwan, but has also won crucial patent certificates in both China and the USA. The technology has already been applied to the controller designs of Transcend’s current consumer and industrial-grade SSD products. Taiwan’s Top 50 Companies in US Patent Quality Ranking Transcen...



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Transcend to Showcase Its Advanced Industrial Solutions at G2E 2013

  September 11, 2013 Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a leading manufacturer of industrial-grade products, today announced it will be attending the G2E 2013 (Global Gaming Expo), which will take place at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, September 24-26, 2013. Transcend’s booth will be located at booth number 1327. During the expo, visitors will discover how Transcend’s extensive industrial product range and customized solutions can fulfill their specific application needs. Hero Products: Transcend 2.5”SSDs and mSATA SSDs Participating at G2E again this year, Transcend is proud to display a more advanced industrial grade product portfolio, including the latest SATA III 6Gb/s SSD, mSATA and half-slim SATA SSDs, flash modules, flash cards, and memory modules. Engineered for long life and maximum durability, Transcend’s industrial products undergo extensive reliability testing, and offer extended temperature solutions to ensure peak operation even under harsh environmental conditions. Live Demo: Advanced Power Shield In addition to displaying a comprehensive industrial-grade product lineup, Transcend will also set up a professional on-site sudden power-off test to highlight the ultimate stability and guaranteed reliable data transfer of Transcend SSDs. About G2E G2E is the premier trade show and conference event which is held by The American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions (Reed). It is the show for the international gaming ente...



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Transcend Expands Industrial SSD Lineup with Industrial Temp SSD and Mid-Range 96GB SSD Solutions

  September 3, 2013 Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, today announced the addition of the SSD630I 2.5” Industrial Temp SATA Solid State Drive (SSD) and the 96GB SSD630 2.5” SATA SSD as part of its industrial SSD lineup. The new 2.5” industrial SSDs present enterprises with a more extensive product selection to meet the strict performance, stability, and capacity requirements of mission-critical industrial applications. SSD630I Industrial Grade 2.5” SSD Transcend’s industrial grade SSDs undergo strict qualification to guarantee dependable, long-term performance in a wide temperature range. The SSD630I Industrial Grade 2.5” SATA II 3Gb/s SSD has been extensively tested to confirm effective operation between -40ºC and 85ºC, making it suitable for computing systems that are often exposed to extreme temperature conditions such as industrial PCs and indoor/outdoor DVR surveillance equipment. Moreover, with speeds reaching 260MB/s, storage up to 128GB, excellent shock and vibration resistance, and low power consumption, the SSD630I offers many additional advantages for use in industrial environments. 96GB SSD630 2.5” SATA SSD Enterprise customers seeking the best, most cost effective system upgrade have stated a desire for a mid-range SSD that fits between the more common 64GB and 128GB capacities. Transcend responds to increasing demand with the introduction of the 96GB SSD630 2.5″ SATA SSD....



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Transcend Releases High Capacity SDXC UHS-I Memory Cards

  August 16, 2013 Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, today announced the introduction of 128GB 600x and 64GB 300x SDXC UHS-I cards. Combining high capacity with full support of the Ultra-High Speed Class 1 specification, the new SDXC UHS-I memory cards effectively ensure ample storage space for capturing professional-quality images and high-definition videos, while offering enhanced camera response and significantly faster data transfers. SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Cards Featuring capacities ranging from 8GB to an enormous 128GB, Transcend’s SDHC/SDXC UHS-I memory cards are fully equipped to handle the increased capacity requirements of professional photography and filmmaking. For instance, the new 128GB SDXC UHS-I card can store more than 20,000 high-resolution jpeg images (12 megapixel camera, 6MB file size), over 8,500 RAW images (based on 14MB file size), or a full 32 hours of 1080p High-Definition footage (1920×1080 9Mb/s H.264 AVC compression). Moreover, thanks to the use of the exFAT file system that can support files larger than 4GB, Transcend’s SDXC UHS-I cards are ideal for continuous burst-mode shooting and extended video recording. Fast File Transfer Highly recommended for professional digital camera and camcorder enthusiasts, Transcend’s new 128GB 600x and 64GB 300x ultra-high speed memory cards help realize the full high-resolution recording capabilities of today’s cutting-edge camera equipme...



 
 
 
 
 
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Transcend ESD200 128GB External USB 3.0 SSD

You are probably familiar with the company Transcend. Transcend makes a WIDE variety of storage solutions including USB flash drives, solid state drives, external hard drives, external CD/DVD drives, SD cards, digital photo frames and more. You are also likey familiar with the concept of an external hard drive. It's simply a standard hard drive of the 2.5" or 3.5" flavor tossed into an external case that connects to your computer typically via USB. Most people have one and use them for transferring large amounts of data or doing PC backups. Transcend took the typical external hard drive idea and replaced the old mechanical drive with a 2.5" SSD. The result is the ESD200 USB 3.0 external SSD, available in 128GB and 256GB flavors. Transcend sent us a 128GB model to review, so let's check it out!



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Transcend’s SSD320 Proclaimed One of the Best SATA III SSDs

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend®), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce that its SSD320 2.5” SATA III solid state drive (SSD) has been highly praised by a number of professional reviewers for its outstanding performance and reliability at a competitive price. “If you want a solid SSD without spending a fortune, the Transcend SSD320 256GB is a great option,” said the reviewer at pureoverclock.com. Aimed at users looking to boost performance of their notebook or desktop PC, Transcend’s SSD320 SATA III SSD provides blazing-fast sequential transfer speeds of up to 560MB/s read and 530MB/s write, and maximum 4k random file writes of 87,000 IOPS. “For the average user, the performance offered by the SSD320 is very good, I’d say exceptional and a true revolution to the PC for those coming from mechanical drives,” praised the tweaktown.com reviewer. In terms of real world usage, an SSD320-equipped computer will boot up quicker, launch applications without delay, and complete file transfers significantly faster than traditional hard disk drives. In addition to outstanding performance, the reviewers were particularly impressed with the bundled desktop upgrade kit and exclusive System Clone disk cloning software. “The inclusion of a premium disk migration utility and adapter bracket with this drive is one of the best we’ve seen to date in terms of added value,” wrote the reviewer from pureoverclock.com before conc...



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Transcend’s ESD200 USB 3.0 Portable SSD Continues to Rack Up Awards

June 27, 2013 - Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce that its ESD200 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 portable solid state drive (SSD) continues to be recognized as one of the best portable SSDs available. According to many popular tech magazines and websites, the ESD200 deserves to be commended for its incredible high-speed performance, extremely convenient design, and a host of impressive reliability features. Recent awards include: “Recommended Award”, Hexus, UK; “Gold Award”, PC Format, UK; “Cool Product Award”,Prohardver, Hungary; “High Functionality Award”, Easycom.com.ua, Ukraine; “Performance Award”, Techno-labs, Turkey; “Best of the Year 2012″, PC Magazine, Russia; “Great Buy Award”, Hard-H2O, Spain. The ESD200 is built using high-quality multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash memory and features the next-generation SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connection interface that provides 10 times the bandwidth of USB 2.0. As a result, the ESD200 is especially admired for its outstanding real-world data transfer speeds of up to 260MB/s read and 225MB/s write: “These speeds blow rival external drives out of the water,” said the reviewer at PC Format magazine. The ideal drive for mobile use, the reviewers found the ESD200 portable SSD to be particularly handy when it comes to transferring large or numerous files on a regular...



 
 
 
 
 

PureOverclock’s Interview at Transcend with General Manager Clarence Chan and Marketing Director Leslie Garcia

As part of our ongoing efforts to connect with industry leaders in the tech world, we reached out to interview some of the premier manufacturers who might be able to educate us on various aspects of the industry. It is not every day you get an opportunity to visit a Premier Manufacturing Company like Transcend, a world class leader in the field of memory and consumer electronics. Along with my invitation I had the pleasure of touring their facility. After our tour, I sat down with the General Manager, Clarence Chan, and Marketing Director Leslie Garcia for an interview about Transcend. Before we jump into the Q & A, below is a bit of history about the company and its products, including a video.



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Transcend Announces MSM610 mSATA SSD

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a leading manufacturer of industrial-grade products, today announced the release of its SATA II 3Gb/s MSM610 mSATA mini solid state drive (SSD). With its diminutive yet robust form factor, impressive sequential read/write transfer speeds, and a host of reliability features, the MSM610 mSATA mini SSD delivers solid state performance and durability to today’s advanced mobile devices such as tablet PCs, Ultrabooks, and other embedded storage applications. Fully compliant with the SATA II 3Gb/s specification and built with industry-leading toggle-mode MLC NAND flash chips, the MSM610 mSATA mini SSD boasts blazing fast sequential read and write speeds up to 245 and 48 MB/s respectively. This outstanding performance translates into reduced boot up and data transfer times, superior application launch speed, and enhanced overall system responsiveness; especially useful for dual-drive notebooks and Ultrabooks taking advantage of both the high-speed MSM610 mSATA mini SSD and a high capacity hard disk drive. Transcend’s MSM610 mSATA mini SSD measures just 26.8mm × 29.85mm × 3.85mm and offers excellent design flexibility to manufacturers of space-restricted embedded applications, including tablets, smartphones, Ultrabooks, eBook readers, navigation systems, set-top boxes, hand held scanners, mini PCs, and other compact devices. Despite its extra-small dimensions, the MSM610 comes equipped with advanced features such as TRIM and NC...







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