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Kingston A2000 M.2-2280 500GB

Kingston A2000 M.2-2280 500GB

CCL Code: SSD1068


  • Kingston A2000 M.2-2280 500GB
  • Kingston A2000 M.2-2280 500GB
  • Kingston A2000 M.2-2280 500GB
  • Kingston A2000 M.2-2280 500GB

Uncompromising performance, amazing value

Kingston A2000 M.2-2280 500GB


Key Features:

  • PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe Interface
  • M.2 2280 Form Factor
  • Up to 2200MB/s Read
  • Up to 2000MB/s Write
  • 4K IOPS Read: 180000
  • 4K IOPS Write: 200000
CCL Code: SSD1068


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Kingston’s A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD is an affordable storage solution with impressive performance. Boasting read/write speeds of up to 2,200/2,000MB/s1, A2000 delivers 3x the performance of a SATA SSD with quicker loading times, less power consumption and lower heat. A2000 SSD is designed for the entry-level user, purpose-built system manufacturer, DIY system builder and those seeking to upgrade their PC. With a single-sided slim M.2 design, A2000 works to its full potential when installed in an Ultrabook or a small-form-factor PC (SFF PC) system.

Available in capacities from 250GB–1TB2 to meet your system’s needs. A2000 is a self-encrypting drive that supports end-to-end data protection using 256-bit XTS-AES hardware-based encryption, and allows the use of independent software vendors with TCG Opal 2.0 security management solutions such as Symantec™, McAfee™, WinMagic® and others. A2000 also has built-in eDrive support, a security storage specification for use with BitLocker.

1. Based on “out-of-box performance” using a PCIe 3.0 motherboard. Speed may vary due to host hardware, software, and usage. IOMETER Random 4k Random Read/Write is based on 8GB partition.
2. Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the product.

Main Features

  • Incredible NVMe PCIe performance
  • Supports a full-security suite (TCG Opal, AES 256-bit, eDrive)
  • Ideal for Ultrabooks and small form factor PC (SFF PC) systems


Solid State Capacity 500 GB
Drive Size M.2 2280
Memory Type SSD
Memory Package 3D NAND
Memory Size 500 GB


Read Speed Up to 2,200 MB/s
Write Speed Up to 2,000 MB/s
4K Random Read (AS SSD) Up to 180,000 IOPS
4K Random Write (AS SSD) Up to 200,000 IOPS
Data Storage Life 350 TBW
Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) 2,000,000 hours


Encryption XTS-AES 256 bit


Interface Type PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe


Electrical Power Consumption 4.5 W
Electrical Power Consumption Standby 0.0032 W


Operating Temperature 0 ~ 70 °C
Storage Temperature -40 ~ +85 °C
Vibration (Operating) 2.17 G
Vibration (Non-Operating) 20 G


Form Factor Solid State Drive
Enclosure type Internal
Width 80 mm
Depth 22 mm
Height 3.5 mm
Weight 6.7 g


Warranty 5 Years

Key Features

Disk Capacity 500 GB
Solid State Drive Yes
Disk Form Factor M.2 2280
Read IOPS (4K) 180000
Write IOPS (4K) 200000

Item Details

Manufacturer Kingston
Manufacturer Code SA2000M8/500G
EAN 740617295481
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 5 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer Kingston
Manufacturer Code SA2000M8/500G

Do you have you a question about the Kingston A2000 500GB M.2-2280 PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe Internal Solid State Drive?

Q: What is the controller used on this ssd?
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Q: will this fit asus M5A78L-M/USB3
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Q: does this have DRAM?
Answer by Website User on 18th September 2020
Kingston make no mention of this product having its own RAM. -MR
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Q: Is this compatable with asus prime z390-p I have already purchased these items from you recently but the mobo doesn't recognise it tried bios settings no joy
Answer by Website User on 13th May 2020
Yes, this SSD is compatible with that motherboard. -MR
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4.9 / 5 17 reviews


August 2021

Ooooga booooga


February 2021

Great item and extremely good part for my pc. Only reason I'm rating 4 stars is because when I received the product, the ssd was hanging out the packet and I was worried it was damaged

Sheikh Muhammad

February 2021

Very fast SSD, perfect for the price.

Gail Bartlett

December 2020

Does the job.


November 2020

Great value for the capacity and read/write speed.


October 2020

Win 10 boots up in about 15 seconds off this drive. Very impressed.

andrew mills

October 2020

Great very good


September 2020

Wonderful little NVMe drive. Not much else to say really... It's an NVMe drive

Y Stroli

September 2020


Peter Allison

September 2020

Really excellent service, kept me up-to-date with progress of order, recommended


August 2020

nvme was definitely the best investment of my build and at that price definitely worth it

Graham Dyke

July 2020

Ok so I test NVMe SSD's for a living for a top 100 blue chip company and this M.2 drive is currently the best performing SSD you can buy for the price. It even inches out the Intel Optane on both performance and price. I have used Kingston for a long time and this is a great product.


July 2020

Excellent product. My Win10 boots up in secs now compared to minutes on HDD it replaced.


June 2020

This thing is fast... I've been out the loop for a while with PCs, after turning to consoles for gaming and only needing PCs for everyday browsing, It's great to come back and see how amazing SSD tech has propelled storage performance.


May 2020

It could be a little cheaper, works.

Mr's Tracy Johnson

December 2019

works great easy to clone O.S. to


November 2019

easy to fit - super fast