Kingston launches SandForce-based Business-Equipped SSD

/ 7 years ago

Kingston have launch their first SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) SandForce-based Business-Equipped Solid State Drive the KC100 and ships in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB as either a stand-alone unit or as the upgrade kit (as featured above),  the units come backed by a five year warranty.

“Kingston is thrilled to offer the new business-equipped SSDNow KC100 SSD to enterprises,” said Debbie Fowler, SSD Business Development Manager EMEA, Kingston Technology Europe. “Data integrity is important to every company and the SSDNow KC100 is sure to deliver the highest standards of data protection on the client systems in which it is installed. Users can rest assured that with the combination of its endurance, reliability and performance, SSDNow KC100 will become a very important asset in the workplace”.



  • Sequential Reads 6Gb/s1:
    SATA Rev. 3.0  120GB & 240GB: 555MB/s, 480GB: 540MB/s
    SATA Rev. 2.0  120GB, 240GB & 480GB: 280MB/s
  • Sequential Writes 6Gb/s
    SATA Rev. 3.0 120GB & 240GB: 510MB/s; 480GB: 450MB/s
    SATA Rev. 2.0  120GB, 240GB & 480GB: 260MB/s
  • Sustained Random 4K Read/Write:
    120GB: 20,000 / 60,000 IOPS
    240GB: 40,000 / 60,000 IOPS
    480GB: 60,000/45,000 IOPS
  • Max Random 4K Read/Write
    120GB: 90,000 / 70,000 IOPS
    240GB: 90,000 / 60,000 IOPS
    480GB: 77,000 / 45,000 IOPS
  • Form factor: 2.5″
  • Interface: SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s), SATA Rev 2.0 (3Gb/s) and SATA Rev 1.0 (1.5Gb/s)
  • Guaranteed: five-year Kingston warranty, 24/7 tech support
  • Enterprise S.M.A.R.T Tools: Reliability Tracking, Usage Statistics, Life Remaining, Power Loss, Wear Levelling, Temperature, Drive Life Protection
  • Capacity: 120GB, 240GB, 480GB
  • Storage temperatures: -40°C – 85°C
  • Operating temperatures: 0°C – 70°C
  • Dimensions: 69.85mm x 100mm x 9.5mm
  • Vibration operating: 2.17G
  • Vibration non-operating: 20G
  • Operating shock: 1500G
  • Power specs: 0.455 W (TYP) Idle / 1.6 W (TYP) Read / 2.05 W (TYP) Write





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