KC2000 SSD

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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 up to 3,200/2,200MB/s1, KC2000 delivers outstanding endurance and improves the workflow in desktop, workstations, 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. 


Features

  • 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

Awards and Reviews

KC2000 delivers outstanding endurance and improves the workflow in desktop, workstations, and high-performance computing (HPC) systems. The compact M.2 design gives greater flexibility, increasing storage but also saving space.

Read Full Review Kingston KC2000 1TB M.2 2280 NVMe SSD Review

If you’re a PC enthusiast, a 4K gamer and movie lover, or a professional content creator, then the KC2000 is probably an excellent choice for your build.

Read Full Review Kingston KC2000 NVMe PCIe SSD Review – Taking a Closer Look

The Kingston KC2000 1TB NVMe SSD proved itself to be a very competent contender in the NVMe space

Read Full Review Kingston KC2000 1TB NVMe SSD Review – Speed and Security

This latest effort delivers real-world performance that matches anything available, and sets it at your feet for about 20 cents per gigabyte. Sweet. Super sweet.

Read Full Review Kingston KC2000 NVMe PCIe SSD: Entry-Level Price, Top-Shelf Performance

Specifications

  • 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 temperatures -40°C~85°C
Operating temperatures 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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