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Kingston KC2500 M.2-2280 2TB PCI Express 3.0 x4 NVMe Solid State Drive

Kingston KC2500 M.2-2280 2TB PCI Express 3.0 x4 NVMe Solid State Drive

CCL Code: SSD1255


Kingston KC2500 M.2-2280 2TB PCI Express 3.0 x4 NVMe Solid State Drive


Key Features:

  • PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe Interface
  • M.2 2280 Form Factor
  • Up to 3500MB/s Read
  • Up to 2900MB/s Write
  • 4K IOPS Read: 375000
  • 4K IOPS Write: 300000
CCL Code: SSD1255


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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/s1, KC2500 delivers outstanding endurance and improves the workflow in desktop, workstation and high-performance computing (HPC) systems. The compact M.2 design gives greater flexibility, increasing storage but also saving space.

Available in capacities from 250GB–2TB2 to meet your system’s needs. KC2500 is a self-encrypting drive that supports end-to-end data protection using XTS-AES 256 bit hardware-based encryption and allows the use of independent software vendors with TCG Opal 2.0 security management solutions, such as Symantec™, McAfee™ and WinMagic®. KC2500 also has built-in Microsoft 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 read/write is based on an 8GB partition.

2. Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and is thus not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the products. For more information, go to Kingston’s Flash memory guide at

Main Features

  • Incredible NVMe PCIe performance - Using the latest Gen 3.0 x 4 controller, reach speeds of up to 3,500/2,900MB/s.
  • Full-security suite - Protect and secure your data with Kingston's self-encrypting drive.
  • Optimal systems - Ideal for desktop, workstation and high-performance computing (HPC) systems.
  • Multiple capacities - Upgrade your PC with capacities of up to 2TB.


Solid State Capacity 2 TB
Drive Size M.2 2280
Memory Type SSD
Memory Package 3D TLC
Memory Size 2 TB


Read Speed Up to 3,500 MB/s
Write Speed Up to 2,900 MB/s
4K Random Read (AS SSD) Up to 375,000 IOPS
4K Random Write (AS SSD) Up to 300,000 IOPS
Data Storage Life Up to 1.2 PBW
Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) Up to 2,000,000 hours


Interface Type PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe


Plug and Play Yes


Electrical Power Consumption Up to 7 W
Electrical Power Consumption Standby 0.003 W


Operating Temperature 0 ~ 70 °C
Storage Temperature -40 ~ +85 °C


Form Factor Solid State Drive
Enclosure type Internal
In The Box 2TB SSD
Width 22 mm
Depth 80 mm
Height 3.5 mm
Weight 11 g


Warranty 5 Years

Key Features

Disk Capacity 2 TB
Solid State Drive Yes
Disk Form Factor M.2 2280
Read IOPS (4K) 375000
Write IOPS (4K) 300000

Item Details

Manufacturer Kingston
Manufacturer Code SKC2500M8/2000G
EAN 0740617307207
UPC 740617307207
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 5 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer Kingston
Manufacturer Code SKC2500M8/2000G

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5.0 / 5 1 review

Mark Spark

October 2021

Gen 3 , fast enough PC boots so quick anyway, well happy, 2TB good price