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The new Kingston KC2000 NVMe SSD comes with 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption

By Wong Chung Wee - on 31 May 2019, 1:50pm

The new Kingston KC2000 NVMe SSD comes with 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption

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The new Kingston KC2000 NVMe SSD comes with hardware-based 256-bit AES encryption. The PCIe-based M.2 drive is targeted at enterprise and power users.

It features a SMI 2262EN SSD controller and 96-layer 3D TLC NAND. The drive comes in the following capacities, i.e., 250GB, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB. Its highest rated sequential read and write speeds of up to 3,200MB/s and 2,200MB/s respectively are for the 1- and 2TB variants. The 1TB variant’s random 4K read and write performance are rated at 350,000 IOPs and 275,000 IOPs respectively, which are the highest among the lot.

In terms of data security, the Kingston KC2000 NVMe SSD supports 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption, support for TCG Opal 2.0 security management solutions and Microsoft eDrive security storage specification.

Source: Kingston

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