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A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD for Purpose-Built System Manufacturers, DIY System Builders, and PC Upgrades

Kingston’s A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD is an affordable storage solution with impressive performance of read/write speeds up to 2,200/2,000MB/s1, A2000 delivers 3x the performance over a SATA SSD with quicker loading times, lower power and lower heat. A2000 SSD is designed for the entry-level user, purpose-built system manufacturer, DIY system builder, and those seeking to upgrade their PC. With a single-sided slim M.2 design, A2000 works to its full potential when installed in an Ultrabook or a small form factor PC (SFF PC) system.

Available in capacities from 250GB–1TB2 to meet your system’s needs. A2000 is a self-encrypting drive that supports end-to-end data protection using 256-bit XTS-AES 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. A2000 also has built-in eDrive support, a security storage specification for use with BitLocker.

  • NVMe PCIe performance at a fraction of the cost

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

  • Ideal for Ultrabooks and small form factor PC (SFF PC) systems

  • Upgrade your PC with up to 1TB2

Key Features

NVMe PCIe performance at a fraction of the cost

NVMe PCIe performance at a fraction of the cost

A2000 is an affordable solution with impressive read/write speeds up to 2,200/2,000MB/s1

Full-security suite support

Full-security suite support

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

Awards and Reviews

The drive still performs well, has a long warranty, and also features heavy-duty hardware encryption options.

Read Full Review Kingston A2000 M.2 NVMe SSD Review: Security, Endurance, and Low Pricing

Legit Bottom Line: The Kingston A2000 is a great value NVMe drive that raises the bar for what one can and should expect from any value oriented SSD.

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Kingston's A2000 series has a whole lot to offer at what is at this time the lowest cost NVMe SSD with TLC flash and DRAM we can find.

Read Full Review Kingston A2000 1TB NVMe PCIe Gen3 M.2 SSD Review

A2000 is plenty fast enough for most users, and it’s superaffordable—the best deal I’m aware of.

Read Full Review Kingston A2000 NVMe SSD: Fast and Cheap, at 10 Cents Per Gigabyte

Quite simply, there isn’t another entry-level SSD available that compares to the A2000 right now.

Read Full Review Kingston A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD Review (1TB) - High Speed & Capacity at Under $99


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        • Specifications
        Form factor M.2 2280
        Interface NVMe™ PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4 Lanes
        Capacities2 500GB, 1TB
        NAND 3D
        Encrypted XTS-AES 256-bit Encryption
        Sequential Read/Write1 500GB – up to 2,200/2,000MB/s
        1TB – up to 2,200/2,000MB/s
        Random 4K Read/Write1 500GB – up to 180,000/200,000 IOPS
        1TB – up to 250,000/220,000 IOPS
        Total Bytes Written (TBW)3 500GB – 350TBW
        1TB – 600TBW
        Power Consumption .0032W Idle / .08W Avg / 1.7W (MAX) Read / 4.5W (MAX) Write
        Storage temperature -40°C ~ 85°C
        Operating temperature 0°C ~ 70°C
        Dimensions 80mm x 22mm x 3.5mm
        Weight 500GB – 6.8g
        1TB – 6.6g
        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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