Press Release

Transcend Releases Lightning-fast PCIe Solid-state Drive for Mac Computers

2017/08/28
Transcend Information Inc., a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce the release of the JetDrive 820 PCI Express (PCIe) Gen 3.0 solid-state drive (SSD) for Mac computers. The JetDrive 820 is an upgrade in both storage and speed, offered in capacities up to 960GB and featuring read and write speeds of up to 950MB/s. Made with the latest 3D NAND flash, Transcend’s JetDrive 820 is the perfect upgrade for a MacBook Pro®, MacBook Air®, Mac mini®, or Mac Pro®.

PCIe Gen 3.0 interface takes off the brakes
Transcend’s JetDrive 820 features the PCIe Gen 3.0 interface, bringing a whole new level of performance to Mac computers. Crafted with 3D NAND flash memory, the JetDrive 820 boasts great compatibility, reliability, and stunning read/write speeds. An SSD for the long-term, the JetDrive 820 is a must-have for Apple fans looking for speed and reliability. 

Transfer speeds of up to 950MB/s, capacity up to 960GB
Transcend’s JetDrive 820 utilizes the PCIe Gen3 x2 interface to deliver incredible read and write speeds of up to 950MB/s. Fully tested for compatibility with PCIe-based Mac computers, the JetDrive 820 is the native PCIe SSD upgrade that Mac enthusiasts have been waiting for. With capacities ranging up to 960GB, the JetDrive 820 is ideal for maximizing storage capacity in a wide range of Mac computers. 

Monitor SSD Health with Exclusive JetDrive Toolbox
Transcend’s exclusive JetDrive Toolbox, a free download from the Transcend website, is a software kit tailor-made for Transcend’s Apple Solutions. JetDrive Toolbox allows users to maintain a healthy SSD by keeping it up-to-date, preventing functional degradation, and predicting problems before they happen. Easy to use, the Toolbox includes Drive Information, S.M.A.R.T. Status, Health Indicator, and Firmware Update functions. 

Transcend’s PCIe JetDrive 820 comes in 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities, and is backed by a Five-year Limited Warranty. 

Note: MacBook Pro®, MacBook Air®, Mac mini®, Mac Pro®, and Mac® are trademarks of Apple, Inc. The JetDrive series is compatible with different Mac models. Please visit Transcend website for more compatibility information.
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