Product Features
  • 480GB Internal SSD
  • SATA III 6Gb/s Interface
  • Sequential Read 485MB/s
  • Sequential Write 410MB/s
  • USB 3.0 Enclosure Kit
Our Price $539.00

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The 480GB SATA III JetDrive 420 Internal SSD from Transcend lets you upgrade your current drive with this SSD which offers up to 485MB/s read and 410MB/s write speeds and 480GB storage capabilities. Also provided with the drive is a complete upgrade kit that includes tools, instructions and an enclosure case for your original drive.

Inside the kit are step by step instructions to copy over the contents from your original drive to the JetDrive SSD, how to open your MacBook and two types of screwdrivers to open it with. Once the JetDrive has been installed Transcend has also included JetDrive Toolbox software giving you health statuses and enabling TRIM support.

If you want to reuse the original drive as a portable drive for extra storage, Transcend has also provided an enclosure case for it. The enclosure is powered via USB 3.0 with up to 5Gb/s transfer speeds. When you need to travel, a pouch is also included to protect the enclosure from scratches.

Key Features

The 480GB JetDrive 420 works with the following Apple products.

  • Late 2008 - Mid 2012 MacBook Pro Models 5,1 / 5,2 / 5,3 / 5,5 / 6,1 / 6,2 / 7,1 / 8,1 / 8,2 / 8,3 / 9,1 / 9,2
  • Late 2008 - Mid 2010 MacBook Models 4,1 / 5,1 / 5,2 / 6,1 / 7,1
  • Mid 2010 - Late 2012 Mac mini Models 4,1 / 5,1 / 5,2 / 6,1 / 6,2
Drive Capacity480.00 GB
InterfaceSATA III (6 Gb/s)
Sequential Read Speed485 MB/s
Sequential Write Speed410 MB/s
Drive TypeSSD
Form Factor2.5"
SSD Specs
Flash Memory TypeSynchronous Multi-Level Cell (MLC)
Operating Temperature0 to 70°C
Included Enclosure
Interface1 x USB 3.0 Micro-B
Dimensions (W x H x D)80.0 x 13.0 x 129.0 mm
Weight86 g
Transcend 480GB SATA III JetDrive 420 Internal SSD
RM Product #:
480 GB