Kingston Starts Shipping KC310 960GB Business-Class SSD

Kingston today announced the 960GB SSDNow KC310 solid-state drive, the HDD replacement SSD aimed at entry level servers and data centers.

SKC310S3B7A_960GB_hrArmed by a Phison S10 quad-core, eight-channel controller the KC 310 is stated to have  upto read/write speeds up to 550 and 520 MB/s respectively.

KC310 and KC300 SSDs are backed by a three-year warranty, free technical support by Kingston.

KC310 Features and Specifications:

  • High Capacity: more room to store applications and data
  • High Performance: allows user to fully exploit the potential of their systems while enhancing productivity
  • End-to-end data protection: provides intelligent data error correction for advanced data reliability
  • Firmware-based power loss protection: enables drive to recover from unsafe power shutdown
  • Supports S.M.A.R.T.: monitors the status of your drive
  • Supports TRIM: maintains maximum performance on compatible operating systems
  • Guaranteed: three-year warranty and free technical support
  • Form factor:5″
  • Interface SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s): with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s)
  • Capacities1: 960GB
  • Controller: Phison PS3110-S10
  • Sequential Read/Write2: SATA Rev. 3.0 – up to: 550/520MB/s
  • Maximum 4k Read/Write2: Up to 99,000/89,000 IOPS
  • Random 4k Read/Write2: Up to 96,000/88,000 IOPS
  • PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score: 80,700
  • Enterprise S.M.A.R.T. Tools: reliability tracking, usage statistics, life remaining, wear leveling, temperature
  • Total Bytes Written (TBW)3: 681TB 0.66 DWPD4
  • Power Consumption:54 W Idle / 0.67 W Avg / 1.66 W (MAX) Read / 3.26 W (MAX) Write
  • Storage temperature: -40°C~85°C
  • Operating temperature: 0°C~70°C
  • Dimensions:9mm x 100.1mm x 7.0mm
  • Weight: 84g
  • Vibration operating:17G Peak (7–800Hz)
  • Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
  • MTBF: 1 million hours
  • Warranty/support: 3-year warranty with free technical support
Sumon Pathak

Sumon Pathak

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