KC2000 SSD

Superior NVMe speeds, ultimate flexibility


KC2000 NVMe PCIe SSD for Desktop, Workstation and High-Performance PCs

Kingston’s KC2000 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 of up to 3,200/2,200MB/s1, KC2000 delivers outstanding endurance and improves the workflow in desktop, workstation 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.


  • 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

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Key Features

Incredible NVMe PCIe performance

Incredible NVMe PCIe performance

Using the latest Gen 3.0 x 4 controller reach speeds up to 3,200/2,200MB/s3

Full-security suite support

Full-security suite support

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



        • KC2000 Specifications
        Form factor M.2 2280
        Interface NVMe™ PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4 Lanes
        Capacities2 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB
        Controller SMI 2262EN
        NAND 96-layer 3D TLC
        Encrypted XTS-AES 256-bit Encryption
        Sequential Read/Write1 250GB – up to 3,000/1,100MB/s
        500GB – up to 3,000/2,000MB/s
        1TB – up to 3,200/2,200MB/s
        2TB – up to 3,200/2,200MB/s
        Random 4k Read/Write1 250GB – up to 350,000/200,000 IOPS
        500GB – up to 350,000/250,000 IOPS
        1TB – up to 350,000/275,000 IOPS
        2TB – up to 250,000/250,000 IOPS
        Total Bytes Written (TBW)4 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/support5 Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support

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