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Kingston KC2500M8 M.2 NVMe SSD 500GB

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On sale! (normally $149) The Kingston KC2500M8 M.2 NVMe SSD features sequential read and write speeds of up to 3,500/2,500MB/s, 500GB capacity, M.2 2280 form factor, NVMe PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4 lanes interface, 300TBW, and supports a full-security suite.


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 up to 3,500/2,500MB/s, KC2500 delivers outstanding endurance and improves the workflow in desktop, workstations, and high-performance computing (HPC) systems. The compact M.2 design gives greater flexibility, increasing storage but also saving space.

500GB of capacity 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 usage of independent software vendors with TCG Opal 2.0 security management solutions such as Symantec™, McAfee™, WinMagic® and others. KC2500 also has built-in Microsoft eDrive support, a security storage specification for use with BitLocker.


Form Factor M.2 2280
Interface NVMe™ PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4 Lanes
Capacities 500GB
Controller SMI 2262EN
NAND 96-layer 3D TLC
Encrypted XTS-AES 256 bit
Sequential Read/Write 500GB – up to 3,500/2,500MB/s
Random 4K Read/Write 500GB – up to 375,000/300,000 IOPS
Total Bytes Written (TBW) 500GB – 300TBW
Power Consumption .003W Idle / .2W Avg / 2.1W (MAX) Read / 7W (MAX) Write
Storage Temperature -40°C~85°C
Operating Temperature 0°C~70°C
Dimensions 80mm x 22mm x 3.5mm
Weight 500GB – 10g
Vibration Operating 2.17G Peak (7-800Hz)
Vibration Non-operating 20G Peak (20-1000Hz)
MTBF 2,000,000
Backed by a 5 year Kingston warranty.

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