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Toshiba

512GB Solid State Drive

2.5-inch | SATA 3.0Gb/s
Backup data on a faster drive with a monstrous capacity - Toshiba 512 GB internal SSD. The Toshiba internal Solid State Drive boosts reading from and writing to the hard drive. This 512 GB Toshiba SSD boots your OS faster, and loads applications much quicker. The Toshiba 512 GB internal SSD's ample cache memory, and faster average seek time make for reduced power consumption, and generating lesser noise and vibrations. Connecting via a SATA standard port, this Toshiba internal SSD provides a very high data transfer rate and can be installed in all types of desktops and servers.

This NAND-flash-based solid state drives (SSDs) are based on Toshiba's 32nm Multi-Level- Cell NAND flash memories. The drives belong to Toshiba's 3rd-generation HG High Performance SSDs, delivering the performance needed for higher end notebook computers, with an advanced MLC controller that supports higher read speeds and parallel data transfers. In addition, the SSDs wear leveling to optimize performance, which increases reliability and endurance. The drives achieve improved system responsiveness with a maximum sequential read speed of 220MB/s and maximum sequential write speed of 180MB/s, and improve the overall computing experience with faster boot and application loading times.

Compatible with any MacBook, MacBook Pro, 2009 or later Mac mini, iMac*2010 or later, Mac Pro**, or PC with available SATA bay. SATA 3Gb/s with data rates up to 220MB/s.

*iMac requires SSD bay installation kit
**Mac pro requires bay adapter or 2.5" bay tray

 

512GB Toshiba SSD Specifications:

Specifications

Form Factor
2.5″ SSD
Interface
SATA 3.0Gb/s
Capacity1
512GB
Formatted Capacity2
476GiB
NAND
32mn MLC
Manufacturer Model Number
THNSNC512GBSJ
RoHS Compliant
Yes
Format

Physical

Height (max)
9.5mm (0.370″)
Width (max)
69.85mm (2.750″)
Length (max)
100.50mm (3.957″)
Weight (typical)
58g (0.128 lbs.)

Reliability3

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
1,000,000 hours
Data Reliability
Built-in EDC/ECC
Warranty
1 Year OWC Fulfilled Warranty

Performance

Sequential Read (up to)
220 MB/sec (SATA 3Gb/s)
Sequential Write (up to)
180 MB/sec (SATA 3Gb/s)

Power

Read Power
1.8 W
Write Power
3.4 W
Idle Power
0.053 W

Environmental (Operating)

Shock
1500G / 1.0ms
Temperature (°F)
32°F to 158°F
Temperature (°C)
0°C to 70°C
Vibration
10 - 2,000Hz: 20 G

Environmental (Non-Operating)

Shock
1500G / 0.5ms
Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 185°F
Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 85°C
Vibration
10 - 2,000Hz: 20 G

Acoustics

Idle (Typical)
0.0 bels
Seek (Typical)
0.0 bels
  1. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
  2. In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity of shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.
  3. Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability rates.
  4. While this drive is the same Toshiba part number as offered by Apple in some of their computers, it is not an Apple-branded drive. As such, TRIM is not natively supported under OS X.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Toshiba p/n THNSNC512GBSJ

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5 3 out of 4 (75%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: philharve Location: Falmouth, Cornwall, UNITED KINGDOM Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 512GB Toshiba SSD 2.5-inch 9.5mm SATA 3.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive November 4, 2016 I purchased this SSD for an elderly 17-inch MacBook Pro, which had a smaller HDD as standard fitment. This laptop is still in use today but as an office device. Its size & weight do not make it suitable for laptop use. It used to get quite hot. Its replacement SSD boosted the laptop's performance, which gave it new life. It also made it cooler.

The 17-inch MacBooks have long since been discontinued but upgraded they can still provide reliable service although modern laptops, even basic models, leave my 32-bit 17-inch, 2GB MacBook Pro behind in performance terms and in portability.

I can recommend an SSD transplant as a cost effective solution compared with buying a newer MacBook..

Customer Videos:

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: TheRylander Location: Southampton UK Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Excelently priced SSD October 21, 2012 Great value for money, lowest priced 512gb SSD I have seen. I managed to get 2 before they sold out, if they come back into stock I would highly recommend buying a few, I know I will. Read/write speeds approximately 3-4x higher than my 7200rpm HDD's.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: VideoyMarketing Location: Mexico Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Works perfect on Macbook Pro 2010 October 4, 2012 On my macbook pro works perfect, with disk speed tedt I get this: 180 mb/s write and 210 m/s read, not so bad . Start up on 15 s , becasue I have alots stauff on in, before was 1.30 minutes start up. All work perfect and very fast, I copy 2.66 GB mov from my RAID to my SSD only on 10 s. at 166MB / s. read/copy. Very good value. There is fasters SSD but for the price is good enought for me, oslo my macbook pro 2010 is 3Gb/s is useless use 6Gb/s. I save money at best speed I can get.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Mark15 Location: Cincinnati, OH Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Best upgrade ever. September 30, 2012 I found out the new Macs were not upgradable (SSD models) so I saved a bundle and bought a late 2011, bumped it to 16GB Ram and this SSD drive was too good to pass up. Easy cloning and installation thanks to OWCs videos. Windows in Parallels boots fast. IPhoto opens in a flash and video tasks are quick. Love the drive, Love OWC. 2 day shipping took 1 day!

I would recommend this item to a friend!