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Kingston 480GB KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD M.2

  • PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe Interface
  • M.2 Form Factor
  • Up to 2700MB/s Read, 1600MB/s Write
  • 4K IOPS Read: 190000
  • 4K IOPS Write: 160000

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Mfr part code: SKC1000/480G

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    Kingston 480GB KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD M.2 Product Description

    Kingston's KC1000 solid-state drive is a high-performance PCIe NVMe™ solution that is over 2x faster than SATA-based SSDs and 40x faster than a 7200RPM hard-disk drive*. Using a PCIe Gen 3.0 x4 interface and an 8-channel Phison PS5007-E7 controller, this drive features 8 cores and 2x the DRAM to help power users blaze through even the toughest projects with high-speed data transfers of up to 2500MB/s*.

    KC1000 uses native OS drivers and is NVMe 1.2 compliant which allows users to take full advantage of the high throughput, IOPS and low latency that is available to systems that support NVMe. This protocol was designed specifically to support Flash-based storage versus SATA, which was developed for traditional spinning disks. It removes performance bottlenecks and provides the system with instant access to the device once the SSD is installed.

    KC1000 is easily installed in either a standard M.2 or PCI Express socket using the M.2 2280 or the optional half-height, half-length add-in card for greater design-in flexibility when used by system builders. There is a range of capacities available from
    240GB to 960GB**, and the KC1000 is backed by a limited five-year warranty*** and legendary Kingston support.

    Technical Specifications


    Features NVM Express (NVMe), Phison PS5007-E7 controller
    Device Type Solid state drive - internal
    Capacity 480 GB
    NAND Flash Memory Type Multi-level cell (MLC)
    Form Factor M.2 2280
    Interface PCI Express 3.0 x4 (NVMe)
    Width 22 mm
    Depth 80 mm
    Height 3.5 mm
    Weight 10 g


    Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD) 0.64
    SSD Endurance 550 TB
    Internal Data Rate 2700 MBps (read) / 1600 MBps (write)
    4KB Random Read 190000 IOPS
    4KB Random Write 160000 IOPS
    Maximum 4KB Random Write 190000 IOPS
    Maximum 4KB Random Read 290000 IOPS


    MTBF 2,000,000 hours

    Expansion & Connectivity

    Interfaces 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x4 (NVMe) - M.2 Card
    Compatible Bay M.2 2280


    Power Consumption 0.11 Watt (idle) ¦ 0.99 Watt (average) ¦ 4.95 Watt (read) ¦ 7.4 Watt (write)

    Software & System Requirements

    Software Included Coupon code for hard drive cloning software
    OS Required Windows 8 / 8.1 / 10

    Manufacturer Warranty

    Service & Support Limited warranty - 5 years ¦ Technical support

    Environmental Parameters

    Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
    Max Operating Temperature 70 °C
    Min Storage Temperature -40 °C
    Max Storage Temperature 85 °C
    Vibration Tolerance (operating) 2.17 g @ 7-800 Hz
    Vibration Tolerance (non-operating) 20 g @ 20-1000 Hz

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