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Transcend SATA III SSD720 (256GB) review

Transcend SATA III SSD720 (256GB) - More SandForce Goodness

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Overall rating 8/10
Performance:
8.5
Features:
6.5
Value:
8
THE GOOD
Very good and fairly consistent performance
Amongst the quickest high-end consumer SSD
Attractive price
THE BAD
No installation brackets/racks provided


Results - Futuremark PCMark Vantage

PCMark Vantage

PCMark Vantage might have been around for quite some time, but it is still a fairly accurate representation of how the drives might be used in real-world scenarios. We are focusing on the hard drive test suite which comprises of tasks such as loading of applications to media creation.

On PCMark Vantage, the Transcend SATA III SSD720 recorded the highest score of 80478 3DMarks, slightly more than other previous high-scorer, the Kingmax SMP35 Client. This is not surprising if you look at the breakdown charts where it nearly topped every test.