06 Oct, 2020   Rakesh Sharma    Reviews . Kingston KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD Review

We are back with another NVMe PCIe SSD from Kingston, the Kingston KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD specially designed to delivers outstanding endurance and improves the performance and workflow in desktop, workstations, and high-performance computing (HPC) systems.

So now let’s see what KINGSTON KC2500 500GB NVMe PCIe SSD have for us.

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 of up to 3,500/2,900MB/s. The compact M.2 design gives greater flexibility, increasing storage but also saving space. Available in capacities from 250GB–2TB to meet your system’s needs.

Features

Incredible NVMe PCIe performance — Using the latest Gen 3.0 x 4 controller, reach speeds of up to 3,500/2,900MB/s

Supports a full-security suite (TCG Opal 2.0, XTS-AES 256-bit, eDrive) — Protect and secure your data with Kingston’s self-encrypting drive

Optimal systems — Ideal for desktop, workstations, and high-performance computing (HPC) systems

Multiple capacities — Upgrade your PC with capacities up to 2TB

Specifications

Package

KINGSTON KC2500 SSD comes in a nice transparent plastic packing with logos and product graphics highlighting some of the features in front and back side shows write up about features in different languages

Inside the box

Along with the SSD, KINGSTON also offers Acronis True Image HD Software activation key.

Closer Looks

KINGSTON KC2500 SSD comes in a standard M.2 2280 form factor with Silicon Motion’s SMI 2262EN controller and eight Toshiba BiCS4 96-layer 3D TLC NAND Chips along with two NANYA 2Gb DDR3L memory chips as buffer.

Testing

CPUAMD Ryzen 3 3200G
BoardAORUS AX 370 Gaming 5
RAM2 X 16GB Corsair Dominator PRO RGB DDR4
SSD KINGSTON KC2500 500GB NVMe PCIe SSD
CoolerCORSAIR H115i RGB
GFXMSI GTX 1070Ti
PSUCorsair RM 850x
OSWindows 10

Benchmarks

Pros

  • Nice performance
  • Toshiba BiCS4 96-layer 3D TLC NAND
  • XTS-AES 256bit encryption provided
  • 5 Years Warranty
  • Acronis True Image HD Software activation key included

Cons

  • Nil

Conclusion

KINGSTON KC2500 500 GB SSD performs very well in all benchmarks and in day to day use KINGSTON KC2500 SSD is lightning quick and a very solid performer along with an excellent peace of mind with 5 years of warranty.

Finally the KINGSTON KC2500 500GB NVMe PCIe SSD is a fantastic Internal SSD card for instant fast storage solution and worthy of our PC TeK Reviews PERFORMANCE Award.

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