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Transcend SSD370S 512GB SATA III SSD Review

By: Jon Coulter | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Dec 2, 2015 2:10 pm
TweakTown Rating: 80%Manufacturer: Transcend

Transcend SSD370S 512GB SATA III SSD

 

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The S370 retails in red, black and white colored packaging. The front of the box features an image of the enclosed drive and included adapter bracket. Downloadable cloning software is advertised as well.

 

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The rear of the packaging lists the drive's performance capabilities at the 1TB capacity point, along with the drive's model number and capacity.

 

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Contained within the packaging is the drive itself, an adapter bracket, mounting screws, warranty card, quick install guide, and several printed advertisements for other Transcend products.

 

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The front of the drive's natural colored aluminum enclosure is minimalistic and attractive.

 

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The back half of the drive's aluminum enclosure has manufacturer's label that lists the drive's model number, serial number, and other relevant information.

 

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The drive's full-length PCB is attached to the bottom of the drive's aluminum enclosure with three screws and a locator pin.

 

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The drive's SM2246EN controller, eight of the drives 16 flash packages, and DRAM cache package are located on this side of the full-length PCB.

 

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This side of the PCB houses the remaining eight 32GB BGA flash packages.

 

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A close-in view of the drive's Transcend branded four-channel Silicon Motion SM2246EN controller that powers the S370.

 

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A close-in view of the drive's unbranded flash packages.

 

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A close-in view of the drive's 512MB Samsung DDR DRAM cache package.

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