Kingston has announced that its KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD will be available in June 2017.
The Kingston KC1000 is an M.2 SSD with an NVMe PCIe interface, and is available in 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities.
The device is aimed at users seeking high-end performance, such as video editors and gamers.
“KC1000 is the perfect solution to meet the needs of media and design professionals, gaming enthusiasts, and anyone who needs ultra-low latency storage performance to end data bottlenecks,” said Kingston.
All KC1000 SSDs are backed by a 5-year warranty and use MLC (multilevel cell) NAND flash.
Pricing for the SSDs is not currently available.
|Interface||NVMe PCIe Gen 3.0 x4|
|Capacities||240GB, 480GB, 960GB|
|Sequential Read/Write||240GB: Up to 2,700/900MB/s
480GB: Up to 2,700/1,600MB/s
960GB: Up to 2,700/1,600MB/s
|Random 4K Read/Write||240GB: Up to 190,000/160,000 IOPS
480GB: Up to 190,000/160,000 IOPS
960GB: Up to 190,000/165,000 IOPS
|Release Date||June 2017|