Kingston Digital Releases Next-Gen KC3000 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD

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  • Advanced PCIe Gen 4.0 NVMe Performance
  • High-Performance Storage for Desktop and Laptop PCs

Dubai, UAE: Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP, a flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announced KC3000, its next generation PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD for desktop and laptop PCs. KC3000 SSD offers next-level performance using the latest Gen 4×4 NVMe controller and 3D TLC NAND ideal for power users who require the fastest speeds on the market.

By leveraging Gen4 technology, KC3000 delivers speeds up to 7,0000/7,000MB/s read/write1 of blazing-fast performance and full capacities up to 4096GB2 for optimal storage. Users can keep up with demanding workloads and experience better performance with software applications such as 3D rendering and 4K+ content creation by upgrading the systems storage. KC3000 is built with high-density 3D TLC NAND housed in the industry standard M.2 2280 form factor to store even more and enable users to take advantage of PCIe 4.0 speeds. With the combination of performance and endurance, KC3000 is reinforced with a low profile, graphene aluminum heat spreader to effectively disperse heat and keep your drive cool during intensive workloads.

“With the rise of data-heavy applications, consumers are demanding high performance solutions and high capacities to match,” said Tony Hollingsbee, SSD Business Manager, Kingston EMEA. “By utilising next-gen PCIe 4.0 technology with KC3000, we are able to deliver fast and reliable storage to suit the needs of a wide range of consumers in the market.”

KC3000 is currently available in 512GB, 1024GB, 2048GB and 4096GB2 capacities. KC3000 is backed by a limited five-year warranty4 and free technical support.

KC3000 PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD
Part NumberCapacity
SKC3000S/512G512GB KC3000
SKC3000S/1024G1024GB KC3000
SKC3000D/2048G2048GB KC3000
SKC3000D/4096G4096GB KC3000

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KC3000 PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD Features and Specifications:

  • PCIe 4.0 NVMe Technology: Master intensive applications with speeds up to 7,000/7,000MB/s1 read/write.
  • Store more: Upgrade and manage storage with full capacities up to 4096GB2.
  • Greater flexibility: Compact M.2 design fits easily into small form factor (SFF) systems, desktops and laptop PCs.
  • Low profile graphene aluminum heat spreader: Exceptional thermal dissipation keeps your drive cool with maximum performance.
  • Form Factor: M.2 2280
  • Interface: PCIe 4.0 NVMe
  • Capacities2: 512GB, 1024GB, 2048GB, 4096GB
  • Controller: Phison E18
  • NAND: 3D TLC 

Sequential Read/Write1:

  • 512GB – 7,000/3,900MB/s
  • 1024GB – 7,000/6,000MB/s
  • 2048GB – 7,000/7,000MB/s
  • 4096GB – 7,000/7,000MB/s
  • Random 4K Read/Write1:
    • 512GB – up to 450,000/900,000 IOPS
    • 1024GB – up to 900,000/1,000,000 IOPS
    • 2048GB – up to 1,000,000/1,000,000 IOPS
    • 4096GB – up to 1,000,000/1,000,000 IOPS
  • Total Bytes Written (TBW)3:
    • 512GB – 400TBW
    • 1024GB – 800TBW
    • 2048GB – 1.6PBW
    • 4096GB – 3.2PBW
  • Power Consumption:
    • 512GB – 5mW Idle / 0.34W Avg / 2.7W (MAX) Read / 4.1W (MAX) Write
    • 1024GB – 5mW Idle / 0.33W Avg / 2.8W (MAX) Read / 6.3W (MAX) Write
    • 2048GB – 5mW Idle / 0.36W Avg / 2.8W (MAX) Read / 9.9W (MAX) Write
    • 4096GB – 5mW Idle / 0.36W Avg / 2.7W (MAX) Read / 10.2W (MAX) Write
  • Storage Temperature: -40°C~85°C
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C~70°C
  • Dimensions: 
    • 512GB-1024GB – 80mm x 22mm x 2.21mm
    • 2048GB-4096GB – 80mm x 22mm x 3.5mm
  • Weight:
    • 512GB-1024GB – 7g
    • 2048GB-4096GB – 9.7g
  • Vibration Operating: 2.17G Peak (7-800Hz)
  • Vibration Non-operating: 20G Peak (20-1000Hz)
  • MTBF: 1,800,000 hours
  • Warranty/Support4: Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support

About Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP:

Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP and Kingston Technology Company, Inc., are part of the same corporate group (“Kingston”). Kingston is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. From big data, to laptops and PCs, to IoT-based devices like smart and wearable technology, to design-in and contract manufacturing, Kingston helps deliver solutions used to live, work and play. The world’s largest PC makers and cloud-hosting companies depend on Kingston for their manufacturing needs, and our passion fuels technology used by the world every day. We strive beyond our products to see the bigger picture, to meet the needs of our customers and offer solutions that make a difference.