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A1000 NVMe PCIe SSD for Home Theater, Mini, and Small Form Factor PCs

Kingston’s A1000 solid-state drive is an entry-level PCIe NVMe™ SSD. A1000’s single-sided M.2 22x80mm design’s ideal for home theater PC (HTPC), mini PC and small form factor PC (SFF PC) builds with limited space and need a speed upgrade. Using a 4-channel Phison E8 controller and 3D NAND Flash, this drive offers read/write speeds up to 1,500MB/s and 1,000MB/s{{Footnote.N49046}} in capacities from 240GB–960GB.{{Footnote.N37130}} It’s twice as fast as a SATA-based SSD and 20X faster than a traditional hard drive, offering quick responsiveness and ultra-low latency.


  • 20X faster than a 7200RPM hard drive{{Footnote.N49046}}

  • Ideal for home theater PC, mini PC, and PC builds

  • Multiple capacities up to 960GB{{Footnote.N37130}}

Awards and Reviews

Games install, load, and move noticeably faster which translates into more time spent in your favorite game. With competitive pricing and top notch speeds I have no problem recommending this drive as the main goto for most consumer level PC builds.

Read Full Review Kingston A1000 480GB: Kingston’s latest SSD is Fast, Affordable, and Cheap

The Kingston A1000 is a PCIe 3.0 x2 NVMe SSD which relies on the latest Toshiba 3D TLC BiCS NAND flash memory Performance is decent as is the price but the 5-year warranty is key.

Read Full Review Kingston A1000 M.2 NVMe SSD Review (480/960GB)

Pros: No additional drivers or software needed to operate - Very fast - Meets and in many tests exceed reported speed specifications- Price is on par with the competition

Read Full Review Kingston A1000 480GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD Review

The Kingston A1000 is an affordable NVMe drive and has potential for those looking to upgrade their system for light workloads without breaking the bank.

Read Full Review Kingston A1000 M.2 NVMe SSD Review



        Form Factor M.2 2280
        Interface PCIe NVMe™ Gen 3.0 x 2 Lanes
        Capacities{{Footnote.N37130}} 240GB, 480GB, 960GB
        Controller Phison E8
        NAND 3D TLC
        Sequential Read/Write{{Footnote.N49046}} 240GB — up to 1,500/800MB/s
        480GB — up to 1,500/900MB/s
        960GB — up to 1,500/1,000MB/s
        Random 4K Read/Write{{Footnote.N49046}} 240GB — up to 100,000/80,000 IOPS
        480GB — up to 100,000/90,000 IOPS
        960GB — up to 120,000/100,000 IOPS
        Power Consumption 0.011748W Idle / 0.075623W Avg / 0.458W (MAX) Read / 0.908W (MAX) Write
        Dimensions 80mm x 22mm x 3.5mm
        Operating Temperatures 0°C~70°C
        Storage Temperatures -40°C~85°C
        Weight 240GB — 6.4g
        480GB — 7g
        960GB — 7.6g
        Vibration Operating 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)
        Vibration Non-Operating 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
        Life Expectancy 1 million hours MTBF
        Warranty/Support{{Footnote.N48982}} Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support
        Total Bytes Written{{Footnote.N37133}} 240GB — 150TB
        480GB — 300TB
        960GB — 600TB