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SSD Upgrade Kits for Mac

JetDrive™ 500

Introducing our new JetDrive SSD upgrade kit for the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro with Retina display. Complete with tools, instructions, and a slick aluminum USB 3.0 enclosure to house your original SSD, Transcend's JetDrive SSD upgrade kit allows you to both increase your storage space and boost the performance of your Mac®. Transcend's JetDrive SSDs are also backed by an industry-leading 5-year warranty.

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Running out of storage space?

Stop fretting about storage space. Transcend's JetDrive SSD upgrade kit offers up to 960GB of storage capacity. Upgrading your Mac to a JetDrive SSD ensures you'll have plenty of space for all your favorite music, videos, and photos.

Supercharge your Mac

With file transfer performance* that far exceeds stock SSDs, JetDrive SSDs provide both speed and stability. Whether you're browsing the internet, gaming, or running multiple applications simultaneously, JetDrive SSDs deliver the performance you need.


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One deal. Double benefits.

The JetDrive comes with an additional external enclosure. This sturdy aluminum case is ready to house your original SSD for use as a new external drive. Thanks to its speedy SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, waiting for transfers to complete becomes a thing of the past.

Sleek. Solid. Pocketable.

Its clean, simple lines and solid aluminum construction make the included enclosure a perfect companion to your Mac. With a thickness of 1.08 cm and a weight of 60g, transporting your data becomes a breeze.

Take control with JetDrive Toolbox

Exclusively developed by Transcend for JetDrive SSDs, JetDrive Toolbox monitoring software leverages S.M.A.R.T. technology to detect possible drive failures before they occur. Additionally, the Health Indicator function can monitor the wear-out level of your SSDs.

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Everything you need

The package includes:

  • MacBook-compliant SSD
  • Enclosure Case with USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter
  • Screwdrivers (T5 & P5)
  • Screws for Enclosure Case x3
  • USB Cable
  • Rubber Feet
  • Travel Pouch
  • Quick Installation Guide & Warranty Card

Match it up

Find the right JetDrive model for your Mac.

Mac Model Mac Identifier JetDrive Model
MacBook Air 11" Early 2015 MacBook Air 7,1 JetDrive 820 NEW
Mid 2013 – Early 2014 MacBook Air 6,1 JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
Mid 2012 MacBook Air 5,1 JetDrive 520  
Late 2010 - Mid 2011 MacBook Air 3,1 / 4,1
*480/960GB JDM500 does not support 3,1
JetDrive 500  
13" Mid 2013 –2017 MacBook Air 6,2 / 7,2 JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
Mid 2012 MacBook Air 5,2 JetDrive 520  
Late 2010 - Mid 2011 MacBook Air 3,2 / 4,2 
JetDrive 500  
MacBook Pro (Retina®) 13"  Late 2013 - Early 2015 MacBook Pro 11,1 / 12,1 JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
Late 2012 - Early 2013 MacBook Pro 10,2 JetDrive 720  
15"  Late 2013 - Mid 2015 MacBook Pro 11,2 / 11,3 / 11,4 / 11,5  JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
Mid 2012 - Early 2013 MacBook Pro 10,1 JetDrive 725  
Mac mini - Late 2014 Mac mini 7,1 JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
- Mid 2010 - Late 2012 Mac mini 4,1 / 5,1 / 5,2 / 6,1 / 6,2 JetDrive 420  
Mac Pro - Late 2013 Mac Pro 6,1 JetDrive 825 / JetDrive 820 NEW
MacBook Pro - Late 2008 - Mid 2012 MacBook Pro 5,1 / 5,2 / 5,3 / 5,5 / 6,1 / 6,2 / 7,1 / 8,1 / 8,2 / 8,3 / 9,1 / 9,2 JetDrive 420  
MacBook - Late 2008 - Mid 2010 MacBook 4,1 / 5,1 / 5,2 / 6,1 / 7,1 JetDrive 420  
  • The JetDrive series is compatible with different Mac models. Please identify your Mac model here.
  • To quickly find out which of our products suit your Mac, please download the Transcend Quick Finder.
  • 480GB / 960GB JetDrive 500 does not support 11-inch MacBook Air Late 2010 model due to mechanical limitation.
  • Apple, Mac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini, Mac Pro, and Retina are trademarks of Apple Inc.

Specifications

Interface

Bus Interface
  • SATA III 6Gb/s

Storage

Flash Type
  • MLC NAND flash
Capacity
  • 240 GB
  • 480 GB
  • 960 GB

Operating Environment

Operating Temperature0°C (32°F) ~ 70°C (158°F)

Performance

Read Speed (Max.)570 MB/s
Write Speed (Max.)460 MB/s
Note
  • Speed may vary due to host hardware, software, usage, and storage capacity.

Warranty

Warranty
  • Five-year Limited Warranty
Warranty Policy
  • Please click here for more information about the Transcend Warranty Policy.
  • Warranty does not apply when JetDrive Toolbox's wear-out indicator displays 0% within the warranty coverage.

Enclosure

Dimensions (Max.)130 mm x 28.2 mm x 10.8 mm (5.11" x 1.11" x 0.42")
Weight (Max.)60 g (2.12 oz)
Connection Interface
  • USB 3.0
Operating Temperature0°C (32°F) ~ 70°C (158°F)
Operating Voltage
  • 5V
Warranty
  • Two-year Limited Warranty
Warranty Policy
  • Please click here for more information about the Transcend Warranty Policy.

Awards

TAIWAN EXCELLENCE 2015

Taiwan Excellence
Taiwan

Good Equipment

EasyCom
Ukraine


Order Information

240GB
  • TS240GJDM500
480GB
  • TS480GJDM500
960GB
  • TS960GJDM500