Transcend 240S 500GB NVMe PCIe Gen4 x4 SSD


Transcend’s PCIe SSD 240S aims at high-end applications, such as digital audio/video production, gaming, and enterprise use, which require constant processing of heavy workloads with no system lags or slowdowns of any kind. Utilizing the PCI Express® Gen4 x4 interface supported by the latest NVMe™ standard, 3D NAND flash memory, a 4-channel controller, and a DRAM cache, the PCIe SSD 240S offers superior transfer speeds that easily beat the competition.


SKU: TS500GMTE240S Categories: ,



Dimensions Double-sided 80 mm x 22 mm x 3.77 mm (3.15″ x 0.87″ x 0.15″)
Weight 10 g (0.35 oz)
  • M.2 2280


Bus Interface
  • NVMe PCIe Gen4 x4


Flash Type
  • 3D NAND flash
  • 500 GB/
  • 1 TB

Operating Environment

Operating Temperature 0°C (32°F) ~ 70°C (158°F)
Operating Voltage
  • 3.3V±5%


Sequential Read/Write (CrystalDiskMark)
  • 1 TB

    up to 3,800/3,200 MB/s

  • 500 GB

    up to 3,800/2,800 MB/s

4K Random Read/Write (IOmeter)
  • 1 TB

    up to 370,000/560,000 IOPS

  • 500 GB

    up to 190,000/540,000 IOPS

Terabytes Written (TBW)
  • 1 TB

    1,700 TBW

  • 500 GB

    850 TBW

Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 5,500,000 hour(s)
Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD) 0.95 (5 yrs)
  • Speed may vary due to host hardware, software, usage, and storage capacity.
  • The workload used to rate DWPD may be different from your actual workload, which may vary due to host hardware, software, usage, and storage capacity.
  • Terabytes Written (TBW) expresses the endurance under the highest capacity.
  • Some motherboards only provide PCIe x2 connections for the M.2 slot, creating a bottleneck on even the fastest drives.


  • CE/
  • FCC/
  • BSMI/
  • KC/
  • RCM
  • Five-year Limited Warranty
Warranty Policy
  • Please click here for more information about the Transcend Warranty Policy.
  • Warranty does not apply when SSD Scope’s lifetime indicator displays 0% within the warranty coverage.

System Requirement

Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (additional driver required)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (additional driver required)
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31 or later
  • Systems for use with the PCIe M.2 SSD must have an M.2 connector with only an M key. B-key connectors are not compatible. Improper insertion may lead to damage. Please click here for more information.


Advanced Garbage Collection
RAID Engine
LDPC Coding
DRAM Cache