Transcend 480GB JetDrive 720 SATA III JetDrive Internal SSD

Transcend 480GB JetDrive 720 SATA III JetDrive Internal SSD

Transcend 480GB JetDrive 720 SATA III JetDrive Internal SSD

B&H # TRJD72048012 MFR # TS480GJDM720
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • 480GB Internal SSD
  • SATA III 6 Gb/s Interface
  • Sequential Read 495 MB/s
  • Sequential Write 427 MB/s
  • Aluminum Enclosure Kit
  • JetDrive Toolbox Software
  • For Select MacBook Pro Computers
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Capacity: 480GB

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Transcend JetDrive 720 overview

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The 480GB JetDrive 720 SATA III JetDrive Internal SSD from Transcend is a replacement SSD with 495 MB/s read and 427 MB/s write speeds for your MacBook. This upgrade kit includes tools, instructions, and an enclosure case that is less than 0.5" thick for housing your original drive. Inside the kit are two types of screwdrivers and a step-by-step guide on how to open your MacBook and copy over the data from your original drive to the JetDrive SSD. Once the JetDrive has been installed, use the JetDrive Toolbox software to check health status and enable TRIM support.

If you want to reuse the original drive as a portable drive for extra storage, Transcend has also provided an enclosure case for it. The enclosure is made from aluminum for protection and is powered via USB 3.0, which supports data transfer rates of up to 5 Gb/s. When you need to travel, use the included pouch to protect the enclosure from scratches.

Compatibility
The 480GB JetDrive 720 works with Late 2012 - Early 2013 MacBook Pro Retina 13" Models 10,2
UPC: 760557828341
In the Box
Transcend 480GB JetDrive 720 SATA III JetDrive Internal SSD
  • Enclosure Case with USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter
  • 3 x Screws for Enclosure Case
  • T5 and P5 Screwdrivers
  • USB Cable
  • Rubber Feet
  • Travel Pouch
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty for SSD
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty for Enclosure Case
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    Transcend JetDrive 720 specs

    Storage
    Drive Capacity 480.00 GB
    Cache Memory Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Pre-Format Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Performance
    Interface SATA III (6 Gb/s)
    Maximum Read Speed Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Maximum Write Speed Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Sequential Read Speed 495 MB/s
    Sequential Write Speed 427 MB/s
    Physical
    Drive Type SSD
    Form Factor Propietary
    SSD Specs
    Flash Memory Type Synchronous Multi-Level Cell (MLC)
    Electrical
    Power Draw Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Environmental
    Operating Temperature 32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C
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    Interface 1 x USB 3.0 Micro-B
    General
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 1.5 x 0.4 x 4.4" / 37.2 x 10.8 x 110.9 mm
    Weight 2.3 oz / 65 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.55 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.6 x 3.7 x 2.2"

    Transcend JetDrive 720 reviews

    480GB JetDrive 720 SATA III JetDrive Internal SSD is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Recommended Paid for new drive but was disappointing in receiving what turned out to be an open box or a return from B & H. The drive was already formatted Mac OS Extended, I reformatted; after the install disk utility shows the disk has been re-formatted 3 times so definitly not brand new. To far though the install to turn back so carried on. Instructions are not good the booklet and Transcends Web site are not for my Late 2012 MBPR 13 the SSD is located under the mouse pad not in the position shown. Google for instructions, iFixit's were easy to follow, disconnecting the battery was hardest part, suggest you get a plastic guitar pick or something nonmetallic to pry the SSD connector of the motherboard its pretty tight. Fairly straightforward to complete the upgrade, now have more space drive appears to be quicker than the stock 128Gb SSD it replaced.
    Date published: 2016-10-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid choice This is a great internal SSD upgrade choice. Have not done speed tests with it yet, but it has not been a bottleneck for video editing. Much less expensive than getting a larger SSD from Apple originally.
    Date published: 2017-05-04
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