Kingston KC2000 1TB M.2 2280 NVMe SSD Review: Page 2 of 6

Posted by Damon Bailey on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 8:00am

Features & Specifications

Available in capacities from 250GB–2TB to meet your system’s needs. KC2000 is a self-encrypting drive that supports end-to-end data protection using XTS-AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption and allows the use of independent software vendors with TCG Opal 2.0 security management solutions, such as Symantec™, McAfee™, and WinMagic®. KC2000 also has built-in Microsoft eDrive support, a security storage specification for use with BitLocker.

Incredible NVMe PCIe performance — Using the latest Gen 3.0 x 4 controller, reach speeds of up to 3,200/2,200MB/s.

Full-security suite — Protect and secure your data with Kingston’s self-encrypting drive.

Optimal systems — Ideal for desktop, workstation and high-performance computing (HPC) systems.

Multiple capacities — Upgrade your PC with capacities of up to 2TB.

 

Specifications:

Form factor       

  • M.2 2280

Interface

  • NVMe™ PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4 Lanes

Capacities

  • 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB

Controller

  • SMI 2262EN

NAND

  • 96-layer 3D TLC

Encrypted

  • XTS-AES 256-bit Encryption

Sequential Read/Write

  • 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/Write

  • 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)

  • 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 Hours

Warranty/support

  • Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support

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