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New Transcend Jet drives 820, 725, 720, 520 and 500 SSD's for Macbook Air and Macbook Pro Retina laptops part finder and compatibility check

Transcend Releases JetDrive SSD Upgrade Kits to Boost MacBook Performance and Capacity

2014/04/25

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend ), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce the launch of its JetDrive SSD Upgrade Kits aimed at MacBook computers. The JetDrive Upgrade Kits are ideal for professional photographers, videographers, and graphic artists looking to enhance the performance and capacity of their MacBook system, and even includes an easy-to-use drive enclosure for converting the original SSD or HDD into a new USB 3.0 portable storage device.

Faster Performance and Increased Storage
Built on the next-generation SATA III 6Gb/s interface to achieve lightning-fast transfer speeds of up to 560MB/s, upgrading to a Transcend JetDrive SSD translates into faster system boot up and application launch times, while offering the lag-free responsiveness and stability necessary for data-intensive computing and advanced gaming. Moreover, the newly-released SSDs are available in capacities of up to 960GB, offering the perfect combination of speed and high-density storage.

SSD Upgrade Kit – Sleek USB 3.0 External Enclosure
For added value, JetDrive SSDs come bundled with all the tools necessary to facilitate the upgrade process and an elegant USB 3.0 external drive enclosure aesthetically designed to look like a natural extension of the MacBook system. In just a few simple steps, the original, factory-installed SSD or HDD can be transformed into a sleek new USB 3.0 external storage device to store and backup documents, photos, music, and movies. The enclosure is made of durable aluminum. The result is a design that is sturdy yet ultra light and easy to carry, and includes a handy travel pouch to protect the drive against scratches during transport.

JetDrive Toolbox SSD Monitoring Software
Transcend JetDrive Toolbox brings together the latest technology for determining the condition and optimizing performance of a JetDrive SSD into a single user-friendly tool. JetDrive Toolbox uses S.M.A.R.T. technology to analyze the health status of the Transcend JetDrive SSD and includes a convenient tool for enabling TRIM, which helps to maintain optimum write speeds and prevent long-term SSD wear.

Compatibility and Warranty Information
Transcend’s JetDrive SSD Upgrade Kits consist of four SSD models, each fully tested for compatibility and reliability, and backed by Transcend’s five-year limited warranty.

System Year Model Identifier JetDrive 500 JetDrive 520 JetDrive 720 JetDrive 725 Jetdrive 820
MacBook Air 11" Late 2010 MacBookAir3,1 240 GB        
  Mid 2011 MacBookAir4,1 240480960 GB        
  Mid 2012 MacBookAir5,1   240480 960 GB      
MacBook Air 13" Late 2010 MacBookAir3,2 240 480 960 GB        
  Mid 2011 MacBookAir4,2 240480 960GB        
  Mid 2012 MacBookAir5,2   240 480 960 GB      
  Mid 2013-2017       MacBook Air 6,1         240GB / 480GB / 960GB
    MacBook Air 6,2         240GB / 480GB / 960GB
    MacBook Air 7,1         240GB / 480GB / 960GB
    MacBook Air 7,2         240GB / 480GB / 960GB

MacBook Pro 13" Retina®

Late 2012

Early2013

MacBookPro10,2

MacBookPro10,2

   

240/480/960 GB

   

MacBook Pro 15" Retina®

Mid 2012 MacBookPro10,1       240/480/960 GB  
MacBook Pro 15" Retina® Early2013 MacBookPro10,1      

240/480/960 GB

 
  Late 2013 - Mid 2015 MacBookPro11,1         240GB / 480GB / 960GB
    MacBookPro11,2         240GB / 480GB / 960GB
    MacBookPro11,3         240GB / 480GB / 960GB
    MacBookPro11,4         240GB / 480GB / 960GB
    MacBookPro11,5         240GB / 480GB / 960GB
    MacBookPro12,1         240GB / 480GB / 960GB
Mac Mini Mac mini Late 2014 Mac mini 7,1         240GB / 480GB / 960GB
Mac Pro Mac Pro Late 2013 Mac Pro 6,1         240GB / 480GB / 960GB

                                           

 

Jetdrive 500, 520, 720 and 725 Installation guide PDF