2012 Best external USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 SDD boot drives, and rugged backup discs.

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Kingston Hyper MAX 3.0 SuperSpeed external USB 3.0 drive.


ssd usb 3.0 externalTranscend Information, Inc. is a company producing memory products that is based in Taipei, Taiwan. It already has more than 2,000 devices in its portfolio, some of which are flash memory cards, memory modules, USB flash drives, Portable Media Players, digital audio players, multimedia products, graphic cards, portable hard drives, and accessories. It also has branches in Germany, United States, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Japan, China, and South Korea. It is recognized as the first Taiwanese company producing memory devices that has been granted the ISO 9001 certification and the first company to daringly cover all their memory modules with a lifetime warranty. Talk about standing behind your product. It also distributes its devices to Asia, the Americas, and Europe.

The company, according to a Gartner report in 2007, is said to have held the third spot in the ranking of the manufacturers of USB flash drives, just behind Toshiba and SanDisk. Transcend holds 8.7% of the global market share.

If you are still looking for an SSD, you wouldn’t have a hard time finding one though you may end up confused as to which one to choose. We are reviewing one of Transcend’s newest products today, the SSD720 128GB model. It has the SandForce 2281 controller.
SSD720 features a 2.5 inch SATA III 6GB/s drive when used for both notebook and desktop systems. It is available in 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB models. It is protected inside a super slim 7.0mm case, which makes it a good fit for those using Ultrabooks.
The 128GB model of this SSD series offers excellent performance. It can even be considered superior over SandForce 2281-powered SSDs because of its SanDisk MLC NAND flash.

Transcend SD720 SSD USB 3.0 Review