Kingston KC2000 1TB Solid State Drive Review

When it comes to the storage space, Kingston is one of the biggest names out there. Today we will be taking a look at the KC2000 M.2 NVMe solid state drive. This drive makes use of the Silicon Motion SM2262EN controller, 96-layer 3D TLC NAND, and two 512MB DDR3L cache chips. Kingston tells us that this drive is capable of reads up to 3200 MB/s and writes up to 2200 MB/s, so it is no slouch in the performance department. The drive also features 256-bit AES Hardware-based encryption to keep your data safe. Kingston offers the drive in capacities ranging from 250GB to 2TB, but today we’ll be testing the 1TB version. Read on as we take a look…

Special thanks to Kingston for providing us with the KC2000 1TB solid state drive to review.

Quick Specifications

– XTS-AES 256-bit Encryption
– 5-year limited warranty
– Part Number: SKC2000M8/1000G

For a full list of specifications be sure to check out the product page.


The Kingston KC2000 comes in a small blister-pack that allows you to see the drive before you buy it. On the front it states that it is 35 times faster than your standard 7200 RPM hard drive and the capacity, which in our case is 1TB. Flipping over to the back there is more information on the drive.

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Getting everything out of the package we have the Kingston KC2000 drive a small slip that has an Acronis True Image HD software activation key.

Kingston KC2000 1TB Solid State Drive

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