Kingston launches its new KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD in India

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Memory Products maker Kingston launched its new KC1000NVMe PCIe SSD in India. The SSD will be available in select retail and etail stores in the country. This M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD is over 2x faster than SATA-based SSDs and over 40x faster than a 7200RPM hard-disk drive. The KC1000 is built for the power user, providing the ultimate, low-latency performance boost for resource-demanding applications including high-resolution video editing, data visualization, gaming and other data intensive workload environments. This SSD will be available with a HHH adapter at a MRPs of INR 16,000 for 240GB, INR 26,000 for 480GB and INR 51,000 for 960GB.

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. This native NVMe device offers one of the industry’s most powerful storage solutions for high-resolution content delivery, virtual reality applications, accelerated game play or a competitive edge for the creative professional on tight deadlines.

The Kingston KC1000 delivers up to 290,000 IOPS and will ship in mid-August in all capacities. The high-performance SSD supports PCIe Gen3 x4 interface and the latest NVMe protocol. It provides accelerated boot and load speeds and increases sequential read/write performance, as well as offering improved endurance and energy efficiency.

The KC1000 will be available in select etail and retail stores backed by a limited five-year warranty and Kingston support.

Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD Features and Specifications:

  • Form Factor:2 2280
  • Interface: NVMe PCIe Gen 3.0 x4 Lanes
  • Capacities: 240GB, 480GB, 960GB
  • Controller: Phison PS5007-E7
  • Sequential Read/Write: 240GB: up to 2700/900MB/s, 480GB, 960GB: up to 2700/1600MB/s
  • Maximum 4K Read/Write: 240GB: up to 225,000/190,000 IOPS, 480GB, 960GB: up to 290,000/190,000 IOPS
  • Random 4K Read/Write: 240GB, 480GB: up to 190,000/160,000 IOPS, 960GB: up to 190,000/165,000 IOPS
  • PCMARK Vantage HDD Suite Score: 150,000
  • Total Bytes Written (TBW): 240GB: 300TB and .70 DWPD

480GB: 550TB and .64 DWPD

960GB: 1PB and .58 DWPD

  • 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: 17G Peak (7-800Hz)
  • Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (20-1000Hz)
  • MTBF: 2,000,000
  • Warranty/support: Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support
KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD Part Numbers
Part Number Capacity
SKC1000/240G 240GB
SKC1000H/240G HHHL (Add-In Card) 240GB
SKC1000/480G 480GB
SKC1000H/480G HHHL (Add-In Card) 480GB
SKC1000/960G 960GB
SKC1000H/960G HHHL (Add-In Card) 960GB


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