Kingston XS2000 2TB USB-C 3.2 Gen 2×2 Portable SSD Review

Anyone carrying large amounts of data every day knows the convenience of having a fast and large portable SSD. For those users, Kingston designed the latest and probably one of their fastest portable SSDs, and they’ve named it XS2000. The 2TB version of the XS2000 SSD, which can reach 2000MB/s, will be presented in our review. I won’t share much more in the introduction, and to find out what other features this the latest Kingston SSD has, you have to contine reading.

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.




XS2000 External Solid State Drive (SSD) USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2×2 Portable Drive

Kingston’s XS2000 Portable SSD utilizes USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 speeds to deliver next-gen performance in a compact, external drive. With lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 2,000MB/s , XS2000 delivers enhanced productivity with little interruption. XS2000 offers high-speed storage options up to 2TB for offloading and editing high-res images, 8K videos, and large documents in a flash. The drive is future-proofed to keep up with storage demands and compatible with most devices out of the box. It functions just like a hard drive but stores data using NAND flash technology.  It connects with USB Type-C® allowing content creators to access their data anywhere on a PC or mobile device. Whether you go between work, play and passion projects, the XS2000 includes a removable ruggedized sleeve and IP55-rating to withstand water and dust, making it the perfect companion for on-location photoshoots or adventures.

Pocket-sized Portability

The small, lightweight form factor for easy, on-the-go storage.


USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Performance

Industry-leading read/write speeds up to 2,000MB/s


High-speed Capacities

Up to 2TB to support high-resolution images, 8K videos, and large documents.


Built for Durability

Tested to be water-resistant, dust-resistant, and shockproof with an included rubber sleeve.


You can buy the Kingston XC2000 2TB Portable SSD from Amazon for around $250 –


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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.