After HyperX CloudX Pro Gaming, the company announced its SSD Kingston SSDNow KC400, designed for companies with heavy workload, thanks to SmartRefresh and SmartECC technologies which together have a protection of data traffic end-to-end with preventing read errors. On error, the data will be reconstructed and the unit is able to recover from an unexpected power outage through its firmware.

Kingston SSDNow KC400 SATA III High Performance SSD Announced


In detail, the Kingston SSDNow KC400 comes in a classic format of 2.5″ by 6.0 Gbps SATA III interface that comes to life through the 8-channel controller Phison PS3110-S10 processor with four cores for high performance. This unit is available in capacities of 128GB / 256GB / 512GB and 1TB with sequential read and write speed of 550/450 MB / s (128GB), 550/540 MB / s (256GB), 550/530 MB / s (512GB / 1TB) and a random read and write speed at 4K of 88,000 / 87,000 IOPS (128GB) 88,000 / 89,000 IOPS (256GB) 86,000 / 88,000 IOPS (512GB) and 86,000 / 89,000 IOPS (1TB).

All these units have a lifespan of 150 TB writings (128GB), 300 TB writings (256GB), 800 TB writings (512GB) and 1600 TB (1TB) or 1 million hours of use, five year warranty and as expected, no word on the price.

Kingston KC400 SSD Specifications:

  • Form factor: 2.5″
  • Interface: SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s)
  • Capacities2: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB
  • Controller: Phison PS3110-S10
  • Storage temperature: -40°C ~ 85°C
  • Operating temperature: 0°C ~ 70°C
  • Dimensions: 69.9mm x 100.1mm x 7.0mm
  • Weight: 60g
  • Vibration operating: 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)
  • Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
  • MTBF: 1 million hours
  • Warranty/support: Limited 5-year warranty with free technical support1
  • Power Consumption: 0.255 W Idle / 0.335 W Avg. / 1.22 W (MAX) Read / 3.74 W (MAX) Write
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