Transcend present the MTE850 PCIe NVMe M.2 2280 SSD, the company's first solid state drive to utilize the PCI Express Gen 3 x4 interface, compatible with NVM Express (NVMe) 1.2 specifications.
The PCIe NVMe protocol allows the MTE850 SSD to achieve transfer speeds of 2,500 MB/s (read) and 1,100 MB/s (write). The SSD uses 3D MLC chips and packing up to 512GB into a M.2 form factor.
The Transcend MTE850 M.2 SSD also comes equipped with a DDR3 DRAM cache, which allows commonly used programs to load much faster and reduces boot times. Reliability is enhanced by Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) error correction technology.
The SSD Scope software, a free download from the Transcend website, is a tailor-made software kit that monitors your SSD's health. Tools include View Drive Information, View S.M.A.R.T. Status, Diagnostic Scan, Secure Erase, Firmware Update, TRIM Enable, Health Indicator and System Clone.
The Transcend PCIe NVMe MTE850 M.2 2280 SSD comes in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB capacities, all of which are covered by Transcend's three-year limited warranty.