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UV500 Solid-State Drive

An encrypted solution for every user.


UV500 SATA SSD Self-Encrypting SSD in M.2 and mSATA

Kingston’s UV500 SSD dramatically improves your system’s responsiveness with incredible boot, loading and transfer times compared to mechanical hard drives. It uses a Marvell 88SS1074  controller and 3D NAND Flash to power through daily tasks and improve productivity. UV500 also provides end-to-end data protection using 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption and support for TCG Opal 2.0 security management solutions. The UV500’s available in multiple capacities from 120GB–960GB1 giving you options to meet your system’s needs.

  • Next-Gen 64-layer, 3D TLC NAND

  • AES 256-bit Hardware Encryption Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) and TCG Opal 2.0

  • Available in multiple form factors (2.5”/M.2/mSATA)

  • 10X faster than a 7200RPM hard drive2

  • Multiple capacities up to 960GB1

  • GDPR Ready*

  • 5 year warranty3

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    Form factor


        • UV500
        Form factor M.2 2280/mSATA
        Interface SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s)
        Capacities1 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, 960GB, 1.92TB
        Controller Marvell 88SS1074 Controller
        NAND 3D TLC
        Encryption Encryption Support (AES 256-bit)
        Sequential Read/Write2 120GB — up to 520/320MB/s
        240GB — up to 520/500MB/s
        480GB — up to 520/500MB/s
        960GB — up to 520/500MB/s
        1.92TB — up to 520/500MB/s
        Maximum 4K Read/Write2 120GB — up to 79,000/18,000 IOPS
        240GB — up to 79,000/25,000 IOPS
        480GB — up to 79,000/35,000 IOPS
        960GB — up to 79,000/45,000 IOPS
        1.92TB — up to 79,000/50,000 IOPS
        Power Consumption 0.195W Idle / 0.5W Avg / 1.17W (MAX) Read / 2.32 W (MAX) Write
        Dimensions 100.1mm x 69.85mm x 7mm (2.5”)
        80mm x 22mm x 3.5mm (M.2)
        50.8mm x 29.85mm x 4.85mm (mSATA)
        Operating temperature 0°C~70°C
        Storage temperature -40°C~85°C
        Weight 120GB–480GB — 41g (2.5”)
        960GB — 57g (2.5”)
        1.92TB — 52g (2.5”)
        120GB — 6.6g (M.2)
        240GB — 6.7g (M.2)
        480GB — 7.7g (M.2)
        960GB — 7.8g (M.2)
        120GB — 6.2g (mSATA)
        240GB –480GB — 6.7g (mSATA)
        Vibration operating 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)
        Vibration non-operating 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
        Life expectancy 1 million hours MTBF
        Warranty/support3 Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support
        Total Bytes Written (TBW)4 120GB — 60TB
        240GB — 100TB
        480GB — 200TB
        960GB — 480TB
        1.92TB — 800TB

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