Transcend recently introduced the ESD310C portable SSD in a thumb drive form-factor. A compact device with both Type-A and Type-C USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) interfaces, the ESD310C is also attractively priced. The product is based on Silicon Motion's SM2320 native USB flash drive controller, and is quite similar to the Kingston DataTraveler Max A in terms of internal components. Read on to find out what the SM2320 can deliver in a slightly different form factor, and how Transcend manages to differentiate the ESD310C from the other 10 Gbps thumb drives in the market.
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