Kingston KC2500 NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 1,000GB SSD

Manufacturer Code: SKC2500M8/1000G
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  Kingston’s KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD delivers powerful performance using the latest Gen 3.0 x 4 controller and 96-layer 3D TLC NAND. With read/write speeds of up to 3,500/2,900MB/s¹, KC2500 delivers outstanding endurance and improves the workflow in desktop, workstation and high-performance computing (HPC) systems. The compact M.2 design gives greater flexibility, increasing storage but also saving space.

Available in capacities from 250GB–2TB² to meet your system’s needs. KC2500 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. KC2500 also has built-in Microsoft eDrive support, a security storage specification for use with BitLocker.
  • Incredible NVMe PCIe performance
  • Supports a full-security suite (TCG Opal 2.0, XTS-AES 256 bit, eDrive)
  • Ideal for desktops, workstations and high-performance computing (HPC) systems
  • Upgrade your PC with capacities of up to 2TB²
Form factor    M.2 2280

Interface    NVMe™ PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4 lanes

Controller    SMI 2262EN

NAND    96-layer 3D TLC

Encrypted    XTS-AES 256 bit

Sequential read/write1   
250GB: up to 3,500/1,200MB/s
500GB: up to 3,500/2,500MB/s
1TB-2TB: up to 3,500/2,900MB/s

Random 4K read/write1   
Up to 375,000/300,000 IOPS

Total Bytes Written (TBW)  
250GB: 150TBW
500GB: 300TBW
1TB: 600TBW
2TB: 1.2PBW

1 Based on “out-of-box performance” using a PCIe 3.0 motherboard. Speed may vary due to host hardware, software and usage. IOMETER random 4K read/write is based on an 8GB partition. 
2 Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and is thus not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the products.


SKU: SKC2500M8_1000G