Kingston's A2000 internal SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 expansion standard. Read below about this NVMe SSD in our article.
Kingston A2000 256Gb is powered by Silicon Motion SM2263. This NVMe SSD has DRAM DDR4 for mapping data, located on the SSD. The A2000 comes equipped with Toshiba 3D TLC memory. Kingston A2000 also available in 1 Tb and 512 Gb capacities.
Performance and benchmarks
Storage use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard with sequential write speeds 2000 Mbps, and read speeds 2200 MB/s. This model has IOPS 220000 on writing and 250000 on reading operations.
Endurance and warranty
Manufacturer provide 5 years warranty period that limited by 150 TBW. As well it has 2 million hours MTBF.
|Interface||M.2 3.0 x 4|
|Controller||Silicon Motion SM2263|
|Memory type||Toshiba 3D TLC|
|Read speed (Mb/s)||2200|
|Write speed (Mb/s)||2000|
|MTBF (million hours)||2|
Kingston A2000 256Gb use PCIe Gen3 that is twice slower than PCIe Gen4. The maximum write speed is 2000 Mbps, that is average value for this expansion standard. The Kingston A2000 can write 150 TBW, that is not much against nearest rivals. Overall, Kingston A2000 256Gb has more cons and we do not recommend to purchase it.
- Good writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
- Writing speed
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