Kingston reveals super-fast KC1000 SSD

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.

Kingston KC1000
Form Factor M.2
Interface NVMe PCIe Gen 3.0 x4
NAND MLC
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
TBW 240GB: 300TB
480GB: 550TB
960GB: 1PB
MTBF 2,000,000
Release Date June 2017

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