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Samsung 970 PRO NVMe M.2 SSD 512GB vs Kingston KC2500 NVMe SSD 500GB

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970 PRO NVMe M.2 SSD 512GB 512 GB
KC2500 NVMe SSD 500GB 512 GB
Difference: 0 (0%)

Random Read

KC2500 NVMe SSD 500GB 375000 IOPS
970 PRO NVMe M.2 SSD 512GB 370000 IOPS
Difference: 5000 (1%)

Random Write

970 PRO NVMe M.2 SSD 512GB 500000 IOPS
KC2500 NVMe SSD 500GB 300000 IOPS
Difference: 200000 (67%)

Sequential Read

970 PRO NVMe M.2 SSD 512GB 3500 MB/sec
KC2500 NVMe SSD 500GB 3500 MB/sec
Difference: 0 (0%)

Sequential Write

KC2500 NVMe SSD 500GB 2500 MB/sec
970 PRO NVMe M.2 SSD 512GB 2300 MB/sec
Difference: 200 (9%)


970 PRO NVMe M.2 SSD 512GB 600 TB
KC2500 NVMe SSD 500GB 300 TB
Difference: 300 (100%)


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Model 970 PRO NVMe M.2 SSD 512GB KC2500 NVMe SSD 500GB
Manufacturer Samsung Kingston
NAND Samsung V-NAND 2-bit MLC 96-layer 3D TLC
Form Factor M.2 (2280) M.2 (2280)
Capacity 512 GB 512 GB
Cache N/A MB (N/A) MB
Sequential Read 3500 MB/s 3500 MB/s
Sequential Write 2300 MB/s 2500 MB/s
Random Read 370000 IOPS 375000 IOPS
Random Write 500000 IOPS 300000 IOPS
Interface NVMe 1.3 NVMe 1.3
Controller Samsung Phoenix Controller SMI 2262EN
Date Released 2018 2020
Endurance 600 TB 300 TB
Notes 5-Year Limited Warranty 5-Year Limited Warranty

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