Transcend has extended its line of Solid State Drives with the new SSD720 7mm SATA III SSD. It features a ultra slim 7mm form factor which was developed for use with ultra thin notebooks that had problems in the pass utilizing a regular SSD. The new 2.5-inch SATA III solid state drive, SSD720 is powered by SandForce’s SSD controller, the drive promises to deliver up to 550MB/s read and 500MB/s write speeds using the SATA III 6Gbps interface.
The new SSD720 is also backward compatible with SATA I and II interfaces, it comes with built-in ECC protection for long data retention, there’s the Intelligent Block Management and Wear Leveling for increased lifespan of the SSD. It also comes with the S.M.A.R.T command for monitoring health status of the SSD and will be available in the storage options of 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities. No pricing information was announced for the ultra thin Transcend SSD720.