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SSD Upgrade Kits for Mac

JetDrive™ 825

Transcend's JetDrive 825 Thunderbolt™ PCIe portable SSD combines a JetDrive 820 PCIe SSD with a sleek aluminum Thunderbolt enclosure to instantly revitalize your Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini, or Mac Pro!

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Thunderbolt technology in a sleek case

Transcend's JetDrive 825 features a 10Gb/s Thunderbolt interface, capable of blazing-fast file transfers. The drive is housed in sleek, aluminum alloy enclosure which was designed to tastefully complement your Mac's simple, clean design. In addition, the inner SSD is removable for greater ease of use based on users’ preferences.

Expand storage in a flash

Upgrading your Mac with a Transcend JetDrive 820 allows you to increase storage capacity to up to 960GB, ensuring you have plenty of space for your documents, photos, music, and videos.

Feel the need for speed

Transcend's JetDrive 820 utilizes the PCIe™ Gen3 x2 interface paired with the latest 3D NAND flash, resulting in compelling performance of up to 950MB/s read and 950MB/s write*. Transcend's JetDrive 820 gives you fluid, real-time performance for professional tasks, video editing, and 3D graphics.


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Manage your drive with JetDrive Toolbox

Developed by Transcend, the JetDrive Toolbox helps maintain a healthy and efficient SSD by keeping it up-to-date, preventing functional degradation, and predicting problems before they happen. The JetDrive Toolbox clearly displays drive information, S.M.A.R.T. status for possible drive failure, a health indicator showing estimated lifespan remaining, and firmware upgrades.

All the tools you need

Inside you'll find:

  • JetDrive 825 Thunderbolt PCIe portable SSD
  • Screwdrivers (T5 & P5)
  • Rubber feet
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Warranty Card
Upgrading a Mac Pro or Mac mini requires additional screwdrivers which may be purchased separately on the Transcend website.

Match it up

Find the right JetDrive model for your Mac.

Mac Model Mac Identifier JetDrive Model
MacBook Air 11" Early 2015 MacBook Air 7,1 JetDrive 820 NEW
Mid 2013 – Early 2014 MacBook Air 6,1 JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
Mid 2012 MacBook Air 5,1 JetDrive 520  
Late 2010 - Mid 2011 MacBook Air 3,1 / 4,1
*480/960GB JDM500 does not support 3,1
JetDrive 500  
13" Mid 2013 –2017 MacBook Air 6,2 / 7,2 JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
Mid 2012 MacBook Air 5,2 JetDrive 520  
Late 2010 - Mid 2011 MacBook Air 3,2 / 4,2 
JetDrive 500  
MacBook Pro (Retina®) 13"  Late 2013 - Early 2015 MacBook Pro 11,1 / 12,1 JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
Late 2012 - Early 2013 MacBook Pro 10,2 JetDrive 720  
15"  Late 2013 - Mid 2015 MacBook Pro 11,2 / 11,3 / 11,4 / 11,5  JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
Mid 2012 - Early 2013 MacBook Pro 10,1 JetDrive 725  
Mac mini - Late 2014 Mac mini 7,1 JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
- Mid 2010 - Late 2012 Mac mini 4,1 / 5,1 / 5,2 / 6,1 / 6,2 JetDrive 420  
Mac Pro - Late 2013 Mac Pro 6,1 JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
MacBook Pro - Late 2008 - Mid 2012 MacBook Pro 5,1 / 5,2 / 5,3 / 5,5 / 6,1 / 6,2 / 7,1 / 8,1 / 8,2 / 8,3 / 9,1 / 9,2 JetDrive 420  
MacBook - Late 2008 - Mid 2010 MacBook 4,1 / 5,1 / 5,2 / 6,1 / 7,1 JetDrive 420  
  • The JetDrive series is compatible with different Mac models. Please identify your Mac model here.
  • To quickly find out which of our products suit your Mac, please download the Transcend Quick Finder.
  • 480GB / 960GB JetDrive 500 does not support 11-inch MacBook Air Late 2010 model due to mechanical limitation.
  • Apple, Mac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini, Mac Pro, and Retina are trademarks of Apple Inc.

Specifications

Dimensions 120mm x 31.5mm x 18.2mm (4.72" x 1.24" x 0.72")
Weight 88g (3.10 oz)
Storage Media AHCI PCIe Gen3 x2 SSD
Connection Interface Thunderbolt 10Gb/s
Operating Voltage DC 15V
Operating Temperature 0°C (32°F)~60°C (140°F)
Storage Temperature -40°C (-40°F)~85°C (185°F)
Certificates CE, FCC, BSMI
Warranty Five-year Limited Warranty (Warranty does not apply when JetDrive Toolbox's wear-out indicator displays 0% within 5 years.)

Please access here for more information about the Transcend Warranty Policy.
Note Speed may vary due to host hardware, software, usage, and storage capacity.

Order Information

240GB
  • TS240GJDM825
480GB
  • TS480GJDM825
960GB
  • TS960GJDM825