Transcend has lately been shifting their focus and the company's strategy now is to concentrate on providing upgrade kits to Mac users. That was evident at their Computex booth since nearly half of the booth was dedicated to products designed for Macs and their demos. First up is the JetDrive, which consists of four models: 420, 500, 520 and 720. All these drives are similar in terms of hardware and performance and the only difference is simply the form factor and connector. The controller is labeled as Transcend but the actual silicon is from Silicon Motion (or SMI as often called within the industry) but Transcend has designed the firmware themselves. The NAND is Micron's 128Gbit 20nm MLC, which allows capacities of up to...

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