Transcend has announced a new range of SSDs with 3D NAND flash technology specifically designed for the AIoT (Artificial Intelligence of Things) market as well as for ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems), IoV (Internet of Vehicles), and surveillance systems.
The new range of products includes 2.5-inch SATA III, PCIe M.2, and SATA III M.2 (Type 2242 and 2280) form factors. The new drives are rated to endure 3K P/E (Program/Erase) cycles and operating temperatures from -40°C to 85C. The new drives also feature Transcend’s range of in-house technologies including SLC caching, a RAID engine, LDPC (Low-Density Parity Check) Error Correction Code.
More specifically, two of the products in the new range – the MTE550T-V and the MTE550T-I M.2 ss80 SSDs utilize a PCIe Gen3 x4 interface and meet current NVMe 1.3 standards. They are rated to feature read and write speeds of up to 1,800 MB/s and 800MB/s, respectively.
All the new products are available in two types, a V-series and an I-series, with the former featuring enhanced reliability while the latter also comes with a wide operating temperature range.
- SATA III 2.5-inch – SSD450K-V/SSD450K-I (128GB, 45GB, 512GB)
- PCIe M.2 2280 – MTE550T-V/MTE550T-I (128GB, 256GB, 512GB)
- SATA III M.2 2280 – MTS950T-V/MTS950T-I (128GB, 256GB, 512GB)
- SATA III M.2 2242 – MTS550T-V/MTS550T-I (64GB, 128GB, 256GB)