Kingston 960GB KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD M.2Sorry, this product is currently out of stock.

Kingston 960GB KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD M.2

QuickFind: 797210 Mfr part code: SKC1000/960G
  • 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: 165000

Product Description

Kingston 960GB KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD M.2

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 Specification

Kingston 960GB KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD M.2


Features NVM Express (NVMe), Phison PS5007-E7 controller
Device Type Solid state drive - internal
Capacity 960 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) 0.58
SSD Endurance 1 PB
Internal Data Rate 2700 MBps (read) / 1600 MBps (write)
4KB Random Read 190000 IOPS
4KB Random Write 165000 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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