I would like to use this SSD with Windows 8, TPM and Bitlocker. To bypass the software encryption the SSD needs to support the SED standard. In this configuration the Bitlocker will use the TPM that will directly use the hardware encryption of the drive via SED. Do you know if the DC S3700 is conforming to the SED standard like the Micron C400 SED? The performance penalty would be interesting too. The bitlocker for W8 can only cnrypt used sectors and this should be benefitial for SSDs.