The 480GB Transcend SSD220 SATA III 6Gb/s solid state drive has received an impressive price cut as part of Amazon’s Deal of the Day promotions with the SSD now costing just $86.99 instead of the regular $126.99 for the next few hours.
The Transcend SSD220 is the best entry-level solid state drive out there featuring up to 550MB/s transfer speed. This transfer speed effectively means that your system will boot-up in a fraction of the time compared to your regular hard drives and with $40 off the retail price, it is available at a bargain.
Transcend SSD220 is equipped with a DDR3 DRAM cache that provides an incredible 4K random read and write performance. Taking full advantage of the SATA III 6Gb/s interface and built in with SLC caching technology, the SSD220 achieves exceptional transfer speeds of up to 550MB/s read and 450MB/s write. In addition to blazing-fast transfer speeds, the SSD220 is engineered with a RAID engine and LDPC (Low-Density Parity Check) coding, a powerful ECC algorithm, in order to keep your data secure. Built-in wear-leveling technology ensures data integrity during transmission, prolonging the lifespan of Transcend’s SSD220.
With full support of SATA Device Sleep Mode (DevSleep), the SSD220 can prolong notebook battery life by intelligently shutting down the SATA interface when it is not in use. DevSleep features an ultra-low power state to conserve battery power. With a remarkable response time of less than 20 milliseconds, you can get back to work instantaneously.
To keep your Transcend SSD running fast, optimized, and error-free, Transcend’s advanced SSD Scope software application is available to download and is compatible with the SSD220. Monitor your SSD’s health status with S.M.A.R.T. technology, enable the TRIM command for optimum write speeds, keep your SSD’s firmware up-to-date, and migrate data from your original drive to a new SSD in just a few clicks. The Transcend 480 GB TLC SATA III 6Gb/s 2.5″ Solid State Drive is available on Amazon.com for just $86.99.