Thursday, February 22, 2024

Kingston unleashes KC1000 NVMe PCIe solid-state drive

Storage products manufacturer Kingston has announced the KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD, an M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD shipping this June.


The KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD is over twice faster than SATA-based SSDs and over 40x faster than a 7200RPM hard-disk drive. Built for the power user, the KC1000 provides low-latency performance boost and solutions for resource-demanding applications including high-resolution video editing, data visualization, gaming, and other data intensive workload environments.

Also, the KC1000 delivers up to 290,000 IOPS and will ship in mid-June in 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities. The high-performance SSD supports the PCIe Gen3 x4 interface and the latest NVMe protocol. It can provide accelerated boot and load speeds and increases sequential read/write performance, as well as offering improved endurance and energy efficiency.

Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD Features and Specifications:

  • Form Factor: M.2 2280
  • Interface: NVMe PCIe Gen 3.0 x4 Lanes
  • Capacities1: 240GB, 480GB, 960GB
  • Controller: Phison PS5007-E7
  • Sequential Read/Write2:?240GB: up to 2700/900MB/s and?480GB, 960GB: up to 2700/1600MB/s
  • Maximum 4K Read/Write2😕240GB: up to 225,000/190,000 IOPS and?480GB, 960GB: up to 290,000/190,000 IOPS
  • Random 4K Read/ Write2😕240GB, 480GB: up to 190,000/160,000 IOPS and?960GB: up to 190,000/165,000 IOPS
  • PCMARKVantage HDD Suite Score: 150,000
  • Total Bytes Written (TBW)3😕240GB: 300TB and .70 DWPD5, 480GB: 550TB and .64 DWPD5, 960GB: 1PB and .58 DWPD5
  • Power Consumption: .11W Idle / .99W Avg / 4.95W (MAX) Read / 7.40W (MAX)?write
  • Storage Temperature: -40?C to 85?C
  • Operating Temperature: 0?C to 70?C
  • Dimensions:?80mm x 22mm x 3.5mm (M.2)?180.98mm x 120.96mm x 21.59mm (with HHHL AIC ? standard bracket) ?181.29mm x 80.14mm x 23.40mm (with HHHL AIC ? low-profile bracket)
  • Weight:?10g (M.2)?76g (with HHHL AIC ? standard bracket) ?69g (with HHHL AIC ? low-profile bracket)
  • Vibration operating: 2.17G Peak (7-800Hz)
  • Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (20-1000Hz)
  • MTBF: 2,000,000
  • Warranty/support4: Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support

The KC1000 is backed by a limited five-year warranty and Kingston support.


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