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Kingston launches the KC3000 PCIe 4.0 M.2 SSD with 7Gbps read/write speeds

Kingston recently announced a new PCIe 4.0 SSD, the KC3000. Offering read/write speeds of up to 7Gbps and storage capacities of up to 4TB, the KC3000 will be a worthy option for those looking for a fast-storage solution with space for everything they might need.

Featuring a Phison E18 Gen 4×4 NVMe controller and 3D TLC NAND, the Kingston KC3000 will come with either 512GB, 1TB, 2TB or 4TB of storage capacity. Kingston’s new SSD can deliver read/write speeds of up to 7Gbps, and up to 1M/1M 4K read/write IOPS, making it a suitable solution for anyone looking to take advantage of the speed supported by PCIe 4.0 interfaces.

All models come with a low-profile graphene aluminium heat spreader to dissipate the heat generated during its operation. Depending on the model, endurance varies between 400TBW and 3.2PBW, which should be enough for it to last many years under normal usage. MTBF is rated at 1.8M hours, and all drives are backed by a 5-year warranty with free technical support.

All models of Kingston KC3000 are currently available for purchase. The 512GB variant will go for $106.99 and the 1TB model for $174.99. As for the 2TB and 4TB models, each will cost you $399.99 and $999.99, respectively.

KitGuru says: Looking for a new main SSD for your system? Could the Kingston KC3000 fit into that role?

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