Transcend releases JetFlash 920 flash drive


USB flash drives are “previous hat” in 2020, proper? Sure and no. True, they’re not significantly fascinating, however they’re nonetheless fairly essential for some individuals. Whereas cloud storage has largely made them irrelevant to the common shopper, there are nonetheless many instances the place one is critical. I like to make use of them for working system installations, for example — I preserve Home windows and Linux set up drives on the prepared. Consider it or not, many companies and schooling establishments nonetheless depend on USB flash drives too.

For no matter purpose, I nonetheless have an enormous place in my coronary heart for USB flash drives, so when a brand new  mannequin is introduced, I get . Transcend has launched a brand new such drive, and whereas it seems to be pretty unremarkable, it’s value noticing for its spectacular pace and construct high quality. Known as “JetFlash 920,” it makes use of the USB 3.2 Gen 1 interface, which is only a fancy approach of claiming USB 3.0. With that stated, it may possibly do as much as 420MB/s learn and 400MB/s write — not dangerous in any respect. It additionally options an aluminum physique for improved cooling and sturdiness. Sadly, it does make the most of a cap to guard the USB-A connector — I want capless designs as there isn’t a cap to lose. A cap is hardly the top of the world, nevertheless.

“Outfitted with the USB3.2 Gen 1 interface, the JetFlash 920 transfers information at an unimaginable 420 MB/s prime pace, that means that information as giant as 4GB will switch in lower than 15 seconds. The drive is available in capacities of as much as 256GB, making it perfect for storing media information. Using 3D NAND know-how, these drives take pleasure in a 3,000 P/E cycles. It’s at 10 instances the lifespan of an everyday TLC flash drive. The light-weight aluminum housing with a sandblasted end makes for strong safety in a modern, trendy look,” says Transcend.

The corporate additionally says, “The JetFlash 920 is completely suited to write-intensive functions similar to video surveillance, the place giant portions of video are being recorded, processed, and saved for a protracted time period. The machine’s giant storage capability and excessive speeds are additionally perfect for dashcams, the place safely storing high-resolution full-view movies is useful to highway security. The drive’s gentle, transportable design makes it a helpful companion for drivers desirous to seize each second of their drive.”

Transcend shares specs under.


Dimensions 62 mm x 20 mm x 7.Eight mm (2.44″ x 0.79″ x 0.3″)
Weight 10 g (0.35 oz)


Connection Interface
USB Sort


  • Please be famous that precise capability might differ from the one proven on the product as a result of a portion of the capability is used for system information and storage upkeep.


Learn Pace (Max.) 420 MB/s
Write Pace (Max.) 400 MB/s
  • Pace might range as a result of host {hardware}, software program, utilization, and storage capability.


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System Requirement

Working System
  • Microsoft Home windows 7
  • Microsoft Home windows 8
  • Microsoft Home windows 10
  • Mac OS 9.Zero or later
  • Linux Kernel 2.4.2 or later

The Transcend JetFlash 920 flash drive is simply accessible in two capacities — 128GB and 256GB. I’m glad to see this, as in 2020, it’s a bit foolish to promote smaller capacities. Look, flash storage is kind of cheap these days, so it’s wasteful to hassle with 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB drives anymore. If you wish to purchase your personal JetFlash 920, it may be had from Amazon right here with pricing beginning round $40.


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