Kingston KC3000 4TB SSD Specs

What makes Kingston KC3000 4TB a better SSD?

• 4TB capacity is excellent. You could store lot of files.
• 7,000 Mb/s Sequential read is super duper cool. Best for large file transfers, video editing, 3D rendering, and gaming
• 7,000 Mb/s Sequential write is very good. Best for high end game playing.
• Has DRAM cache
(4096 MB (2x 2048 MB))
• 3200 TBW endurance rating is above 1000TBW. Excellent
• Supports TRIM.
• Supports SMART.
• PS5 compatible.

Minus points

• Not Supports encryption

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Little bit about Kingston KC3000 4TB

The Kingston KC3000 4TB is a solid-state drive comes in M.2 2280 (Double-Sided) form factor. It was released on Oct 2021. While this page is specifically talking about 4TB capacity, this SSD comes with 512GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB capacities. This comes with PCIe 4.0 x4 interface. It used NVMe 1.4 protocol. The SSD controller's name is PS5018-E18-41 from Phison. Plus point is this SSD comes with a DRAM chip. DRAM capacity is 4096 MB (2x 2048 MB).

When we talk about the performance this SSD has 7,000 Mb/s read performance & 7,000 Mb/s write performance. The random QD1 read and QD1 write values are mentioned as 1,000,000 IOPS, 1,000,000 IOPS respectively. Backed by a generous 5 Years warranty, Kingston KC3000 4TB instills confidence in the durability of the drive. The endurance rating of 3200 TBW aligns with industry standards, ensuring reliability for a wide range of consumer applications.

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Capacity 4TB
Other Capacities
Released Date Oct 2021
Model Number SKC3000D/4096G
Form Factor M.2 2280 (Double-Sided)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x4
Protocol NVMe 1.4
Power Usage 0.05 W (Idle), 2.7 W (Avg), 10.2 W (Max)
Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C
Non-Operating Temperature 40°C to 85°C
Manufacturer Phison
Name PS5018-E18-41
Architecture ARM 32-bit Cortex-R5
Foundry TSMC
Flash Channels 8 @ 1,600 MT/s
Core Count 5-Core
No of Chips Enables 4
Features DRAM (enabled)
Manufacturer Micron
Name B47R FortisFlash
Type TLC
Technology 176-layer
Speed 1200 MT/s .. 1600 MT/s
Capacity 8 chips @ 4 Tbit
Topology Replacement Gate
Die Size 50 mm²(10.2 Gbit/mm²)
Dies Per Chip 8 dies @ 512 Gbit
Planes Per Die 4
Decks Per Die 2
Page Size 16 KB
DRAM Cache Type DDR4
Capacity 4096 MB (2x 2048 MB)
Organized As
Host Memory Buffer
Sequential Read 7,000 Mb/s
Sequential Write 7,000 Mb/s
Random Read QD1 1,000,000 IOPS
Random Write QD1 1,000,000 IOPS
Random Read QD32 Unknown
Random Write QD32 Unknown
Endurance TBW 3200 TBW
Warranty 5 Years
MTBF 1.8 Million Hours
Drive Writes Per Day 0.4
TRIM Support Yes
SMART Support Yes
Has Power Loss Protection No
Has Encryption No encryption
Has RGB Lighting No
Is PS5 Compatible Yes
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