SK Hynix is going directly to the consumer with their 2.5” SSD line, the Gold S31.
2.5″ SSDs are no longer overprovisioned. The KC600 comes in 256GB, 512GB, 1TB. The single-sided A2000 NVMe fit laptops while KC2000 is for desktops.
The Gold S31 SSD is designed in-house (including their own controller!) Specs: 2.5″ SATA III, Size: 1TB/500GB/250GB, Speed: 560MB/s read, 525MB/s write.
KC2000 is Kingston’s next-gen NVMe PCIe SSD with 256-bit AES hardware encryption in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities – for enterprise & power users.
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Kingston’s new DC500R series is designed for business and enterprise (e.g. data centers and cloud storage) in 480GB, 960GB, 1.92TB and 3.84TB capacities.
Kingston makes SSD’s using 3D NAND and full disk encryption in every form factor imaginable with their UV500 and A1000 lines.
News: Kingston Digital Ships 2TB-class Capacity Addition to 2.5″ Form Factor of UV500 Family Line of SSDs
Kingston is shipping a 2TB, 2.5ʺ SSD in its UV500 line. 3D NAND with the Marvell 88SS1074 controller, it has read/write speeds of up to 520MB/s and 500MB/s.
Kingston’s UV500 SATA SSD products are now available. Now we wait for their PCIe NVMe’s.
In other words, an SSD that’s twice as fast for nearly the same price.
News: Kingston to Showcase Design-in SSDs and Embedded Solutions at Digital Signage ExpoDigital 2018
With so many devices needing storage space, Kingston wants to provide reliable memory products that won’t, say, crash your tablet of its photos, videos and apps.