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Transcend SSD370 Review

Transcend's premium SSD offering consists of a custom Silicon Motion controller that enables encryption and DEVSLP, but questionable flash makes it a poor choice.

Notebook Battery Life

Transcend advertises DevSlp support, but we found that some other power-saving capabilities are not active in this drive. Many Silicon Motion-controlled products we've tested produce some of the best notebook battery life numbers. But Transcend's SSD370 drives fall back into the pack. This is a corner-case test that many users ignore. However, when you need long battery life in your notebook, it may be the most important metric of all.

The Transcend SSD370 512GB and 256GB perform well in reduced-power environments.

Chris Ramseyer is a Contributing Editor for Tom's Hardware US. He tests and reviews consumer storage.