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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. Boasting read/write speeds of up to 2,200/2,000MB/s1, A2000 delivers 3x the performance of a SATA SSD with quicker loading times, less power consumption 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 use 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.

  • Incredible NVMe PCIe performance

  • 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 Kingston A2000 is an easy recommendation for anyone looking for an affordable drive, while there are certainly other excellent options worth considering, this is one of the best.

Read Full Review Mighty Gadget SSD A2000 Review

 The Kingston A2000 is one of the best entry-level M.2 NMVe SSDs available today for users looking for a fast and affordable NVMe SSD option to integrate into their next content creation or gaming system.

Read Full Review Gadgets Middle East SSD A2000 Review

Outstanding price/performance

Read Full Review Tech Power Up SSD A2000 Review

Kingston is establishing itself as a frontrunner in the mainstream SSD segment. Following on from the SATA-based KC600, the PCIe-driven A2000 does an equally impressive job of delivering strong all-round performance at a competitive price.

Read Full Review Hexus SSD A2000 Review

If you’re currently in the market for a storage upgrade with an itch for the faster NVMe interface, the Kingston A2000 gets a whole-hearted approval from us.

Read Full Review Vortez SSD A2000 Review

The A2000...seems to tick all boxes and because of that it certainly deserves our Golden Award.

Read Full Review Nikktech SSD A2000 Review


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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 2.17G Peak (7-800Hz)
        MTBF 2,000,000
        Warranty/support4 Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support

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