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KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD for Desktop, Workstation, and High-Performance PCs

Kingston’s KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD delivers powerful performance using the latest Gen 3.0 x 4 controller and 96-layer 3D TLC NAND. With read/write speeds up to 3,500/2,900MB/s1, KC2500 delivers outstanding endurance and improves the workflow in desktop, workstations, and high-performance computing (HPC) systems. The compact M.2 design gives greater flexibility, increasing storage but also saving space.

Available in capacities from 250GB–2TB2 to meet your system’s needs. KC2500 is a self-encrypting drive that supports end-to-end data protection using XTS-AES 256 bit Hardware-based encryption and allows the usage of independent software vendors with TCG Opal 2.0 security management solutions such as Symantec™, McAfee™, WinMagic® and others. KC2500 also has built-in Microsoft eDrive support, a security storage specification for use with BitLocker.

  • Incredible NVMe PCIe performance

  • Supports a full-security suite (TCG Opal 2.0, XTS-AES 256 bit, eDrive)

  • Ideal for desktop, workstations, and high-performance computing (HPC) systems

  • Upgrade your PC with capacities up to 2TB2

Key Features

  • Incredible NVMe PCIe performance

    Using the latest Gen 3.0 x 4 controller to reach speeds up to 3,500/2,900MB/s1

  • Full-security suite support

    Protect and secure your data with Kingston’s self-encrypting drive

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Awards and Reviews

SSDčka s označením KC2500 jsou ideální pro compy s vysokým výkonem i pro herní stroje.

Read Full Review Playzone.cz A2000, KC2500 Good Review

Kingston KC2500 sází na modernější rozhraní M.2 a je v některých testech až sedmkrát rychlejší, což jde znát při hraní her i běžné práci.

Read Full Review novinky.cz KC2500 Good Review

Navzdory příznivé cenovce patří Kingston KC2500 v současnosti k těm nejrychlejším diskům.

Read Full Review Novinky.cz KC2500 Good Review

Kingston KC2500 je špičková jednotka, která navzdory příznivé cenovce nabízí velmi vysoké přenosové rychlosti.

Read Full Review Geek magazin KC2500 Good Review

Model KC2500 nabízí i vysokou úroveň zabezpečení, a to především díky použití 256-bit hardwarového AES šifrování.

Read Full Review Novinky-cz KC2500 Good Review

Univerzální, cenově dostupný a přitom rychlý a spolehlivý disk, pro co nejširší okruh běžných uživatelů.

Read Full Review ddworld.cz KC2500 recommended Award



        • Specifications
        Form Factor M.2 2280
        Interface NVMe™ PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4 Lanes
        Capacities 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB
        Controller SMI 2262EN
        NAND 96-layer 3D TLC
        Encrypted XTS-AES 256 bit
        Sequential Read/Write1 250GB – up to 3,500/1,200MB/s
        500GB – up to 3,500/2,500MB/s
        1TB – up to 3,500/2,900MB/s
        2TB – up to 3,500/2,900MB/s
        Random 4K Read/Write1 250GB – up to 375,000/300,000 IOPS
        500GB – up to 375,000/300,000 IOPS
        1TB – up to 375,000/300,000 IOPS
        2TB – up to 375,000/300,000 IOPS
        Total Bytes Written (TBW)3 250GB – 150TBW
        500GB – 300TBW
        1TB – 600TBW
        2TB – 1.2PBW
        Power Consumption .003W Idle / .2W Avg / 2.1W (MAX) Read / 7W (MAX) Write
        Storage Temperature -40°C~85°C
        Operating Temperature 0°C~70°C
        Dimensions 80mm x 22mm x 3.5mm
        Weight 250GB – 8g
        500GB – 10g
        1TB – 10g
        2TB – 11g
        Vibration Operating 2.17G Peak (7-800Hz)
        Vibration Non-operating 20G Peak (20-1000Hz)
        MTBF 2,000,000
        Warranty/Support4 Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support

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