Kingston Launches KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD In The Philippines

Kingston Technology, a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announced KC2500, its next generation M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD for desktop, workstations and high-performance computing (HPC) systems. KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD delivers powerful performance using the latest Gen 3.0 x 4 controller and 96-layer 3D TLC NAND. With speeds1 up to 3,500MB/s read and up to 2,900MB/s write, KC2500 combines outstanding performance and endurance that improves workflow for desktop, workstation and power users.Kingston KC2500 Product Shot

KC2500 is available in capacities up to 2TB2 housed in a compact M.2 2280 form factor that saves space for other components while allowing users to take advantage of PCIe speeds. The self-encrypting SSD supports a full-security suite for end-to-end data protection using AES-XTS 256-bit hardware-based encryption. It allows the usage of independent software vendors with TCG Opal 2.0 security management solutions such as Symantec, McAfee, WinMagic® and others. KC2500 has built-in Microsoft eDrive support, a security storage specification for use with BitLocker.

Kingston KC2500 Capacities & Warranty

Kingston KC2500 Banner Cover

KC2500 is currently available in 250GB, 500GB and 1TB capacities with 2TB2 shipping soon. KC2500 is backed by a limited five-year warranty and free technical support.

KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD
Part Number Capacity
SKC2500M8/250G 250GB KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD
SKC2500M8/500G 500GB KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD
SKC2500M8/1000G 1000GB KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD
SKC2500M8/2000G 2000GB KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD

Kingston KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD Features & Specs

Sequential Read/Write Random 4K Read/Write Total Bytes Written (TBW) Weight
250GB up to 3,500/1,200MB/s up to 375,000/300,000 IOPS 150TBW 8g
500GB up to 3,500/2,500MB/s up to 375,000/300,000 IOPS 300TBW 10g
1TB up to 3,500/2,900MB/s up to 375,000/300,000 IOPS 600TBW 10g
2TB up to 3,500/2,900MB/s up to 375,000/300,000 IOPS 1.2PBW 11g
  • Incredible NVMe PCIe Performance
  • Supports a full-Security Suite: TCG Opal 2.0, XTS-AES 256-bit, eDrive
  • Ideal for Desktop, Workstations and High-Performance Computing (HPC) Systems
  • Upgrade your PC with capacities up to 2TB2
  • Form Factor: M.2 2280
  • Interface: NVMe PCIe Gen 3.0 x 4 Lanes
  • Capacities2: 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB
  • Controller: SMI 2262EN
  • NAND: 96-layer 3D TLC
  • Encrypted: AES-XTS 256 bit
  • 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
  • Vibration Operating: 2.17G Peak (7-800Hz)
  • Vibration Non-operating: 20G Peak (20-1000Hz)
  • MTBF: 2,000,000
  • Warranty/Support4Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support