Q500 SSD
Incredible speeds plus rock-solid reliability.
Q500
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Q500 SATA SSD in 2.5" Form Factor

Kingston’s Q500 solid-state drive dramatically improves the responsiveness of your existing system with incredible boot, loading and transfer times compared to mechanical hard drives. Powered by a latest gen controller for read and write speeds up to 500MB/s and 450MB/s1, this SSD is 10x faster than a traditional hard drive1 for higher performance, ultra-responsive multi-tasking and an overall faster system. Also more reliable and durable than a hard drive, Q500 is available in multiple capacities from 120GB–1.92TB2.

  • Fast start-up, loading and file transfers
  • More reliable and durable than a hard drive
  • Multiple capacities with space for applications or a hard drive replacement
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Specifications

Form factor 2.5"
Interface SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s)
Capacities2 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, 960GB, 1.92TB
Baseline Performance1
Data Transfer (ATTO) 120GB — up to 500MB/s Read and 320MB/s Write
240GB — up to 500MB/s Read and 350MB/s Write
480GB — up to 500MB/s Read and 450MB/s Write
960GB — up to 500MB/s Read and 450MB/s Write
1.92TB — up to 500MB/s Read and 450MB/s Write
Power Consumption 0.195W Idle / 0.279W Avg / 0.642W (MAX) Read / 1.535W (MAX) Write
Storage temperature -40°C~85°C
Operating temperature 0°C~70°C
Dimensions 100.0mm x 69.9mm x 7.0mm
Weight 41g
Vibration operating 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)
Vibration non-operating 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
Life expectancy 1 million hours MTBF
Warranty/support3 Limited 3-year warranty with free technical support
Total Bytes Written (TBW)4 120GB: 40TB
240GB: 80TB
480GB: 160TB
960GB: 300TB
1.92TB: 600TB