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Should I swap my Apple SSD TS512B for a Transcend SSD720 512GB


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Can ne1 advise me on whether I should swap my Apple SSD TS512B for the Transcend SSD720 512GB?

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Why are you even considering it?


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There is no size difference, so what other factors are you interested in by considering a switch?

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I thought the Transcend SSD would have faster access times than the Apple SSD.

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OK, assuming that it does..would you notice the actual difference in what you are doing? If the SSDs are comparably spec'ed I imagine that the performance difference is pretty negligible..

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And whilst the drive may be in your Apple computer, check it out. Probably a Toshiba or similar.

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