With its immense reliability, compact size, and lightning-fast speed, the Transcend 480 GB TLC SATA 3 6 GB/s 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive is an indispensable component for all modern laptops and desktops. It delivers a maximum read and write speed of up to 550 MB/s and 450 MB/s, respectively. This SSD has a powerful controller with high-quality flash chips that allow it to support not just the DevSleep ultra low power state, but also the NCQ, TRIM, and S.M.A.R.T. functions. This SSD performs a silent, low-power operation and is resistant to shock and vibrations. The SSD’s outer case is constructed of high-quality aluminum.