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Advanced PCIe 4.0 NVMe performance

KC3000 PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD High-Performance Storage for Desktop and Laptop PCs

Kingston KC3000 PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD delivers next-level performance using the latest Gen 4x4 NVMe controller and 3D TLC NAND. Upgrade the storage and reliability of your system to keep up with demanding workloads and experience better performance with software applications such as 3D rendering and 4K+ content creation. With formidable speeds up to 7,000MB/s1 read/write, it ensures improved workflow in high-performance desktop and laptop PCs making it ideal for power users who require the fastest speeds on the market.

The compact M.2 2280 design fits seamlessly into motherboards and gives greater flexibility where high-power users appreciate responsiveness and superior loading times.

Full capacities available from 512GB–4096GB2 to meet your data storage requirements.

  • PCIe 4.0 NVMe high-performance
  • Upgrade with full capacities up to 4096GB2
  • Compact M.2 2280 form factor
  • Low profile graphene aluminum heat spreader

Key Features

PCIe 4.0 NVMe Technology

PCIe 4.0 NVMe Technology

Master intensive applications with speeds up to 7,000/7,000MB/s1 read/write.

Store more

Store more

Upgrade and manage storage with full capacities up to 4096GB2.

Greater flexibility

Greater flexibility

Compact M.2 design fits easily into small form factor (SFF) systems, desktops and laptop PCs.

Low profile graphene aluminum heat spreader

Low profile graphene aluminum heat spreader

Exceptional thermal dissipation keeps your drive cool with maximum performance.

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        Form Factor M.2 2280
        Interface PCIe 4.0 x4 NVMe
        Capacities2 512GB, 1024GB, 2048GB, 4096GB
        Controller Phison E18
        NAND 3D TLC
        DRAM Cache Yes
        Sequential Read/Write 512GB – 7,000/3,900MB/s
        1024GB – 7,000/6,000MB/s
        2048GB – 7,000/7,000MB/s
        4096GB – 7,000/7,000MB/s
        Random 4K Read/Write1 512GB – up to 450,000/900,000 IOPS
        1024GB – up to 900,000/1,000,000 IOPS
        2048GB – up to 1,000,000/1,000,000 IOPS
        4096GB – up to 1,000,000/1,000,000 IOPS
        Total Bytes Written (TBW)3 512GB – 400TBW
        1024GB – 800TBW
        2048GB – 1.6PBW
        4096GB – 3.2PBW
        Power Consumption 512GB – 50mW Idle / 0.34W Avg / 2.7W (MAX) Read / 4.1W (MAX) Write
        1024GB – 50mW Idle / 0.33W Avg / 2.8W (MAX) Read / 6.3W (MAX) Write
        2048GB – 50mW Idle / 0.36W Avg / 2.8W (MAX) Read / 9.9W (MAX) Write
        4096GB – 50mW Idle / 0.36W Avg / 2.7W (MAX) Read / 10.2W (MAX) Write
        Storage Temperature -40°C~85°C
        Operating Temperature 0°C~70°C
        Dimensions 80mm x 22mm x 2.21mm (512GB-1024GB)
        80mm x 22mm x 3.5mm (2048GB-4096GB)
        Weight 512GB-1024GB – 7g
        2048GB-4096GB – 9.7g
        Vibration Operating 2.17G Peak (7-800Hz)
        Vibration Non-operating 20G Peak (20-1000Hz)
        MTBF 2,000,000 hours
        Warranty/support4 Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support

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