Kingston KC3000 2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD Review

A year after the KC2500 NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD was released, Kingston has now launched the KC3000 SSD, bringing lots of improvements. Not only is this new NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD much faster, but also offers higher capacities, up to 4TB!

This review will focus on the 2TB version of the KC3000 SSD, which seems like a perfect capacity for modern computers for gamers and professionals.

After a short introduction and some technical details, we will look at the performance as it’s the most important for most users. Stay with us to see some impressive numbers in various benchmarks.




KC3000 PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD

High-Performance Storage for Desktop and Laptop PCs

Kingston KC3000 PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD delivers next-level performance using the latest Gen 4×4 NVMe controller and 3D TLC NAND. Upgrade the storage and reliability of your system to keep up with demanding workloads and experience better performance with software applications such as 3D rendering and 4K+ content creation. With formidable speeds up to 7,000MB/s read/write, it ensures improved workflow in high-performance desktop and laptop PCs making it ideal for power users who require the fastest speeds on the market.

The compact M.2 2280 design fits seamlessly into motherboards and gives greater flexibility where high-power users appreciate responsiveness and superior loading times.

PCIe 4.0 NVMe Technology

Master intensive applications with speeds up to 7,000/7,000MB/s read/write.

Store more

Upgrade and manage storage with full capacities up to 4096GB.

Greater flexibility

Compact M.2 design fits easily into small form factor (SFF) systems, desktops, and laptop PCs.

Low profile graphene aluminum heat spreader

Exceptional thermal dissipation keeps your drive cool with maximum performance.


You can buy the Kingston KC3000 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD from Amazon for around $486 –


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Bartosz Waluk aka Woomack is from Poland. He's been interested in computer hardware and extreme overclocking for over 15 years. Bartosz has also over 12 years experience in IT what includes sales, technical support and computer building ... but not only. He joined the Funky Kit team in January 2013.