Kingston Digital A1000 240GB

Kingston Digital A1000 240GB PCIe NVMe M.2 2280 SA1000M8/240G

Kingston Digital A1000 240GB PCIe NVMe M.2 2280 SA1000M8/240G

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  • 20X faster than a hard drive1- With incredible read/write speeds the A1000 will not only increase performance but can also be used to breathe new life into older systems
  • M.2 2280 Form Factor - Multi-purpose SFF connector replaces small mSATA and mini-PCIe slots
  • Single-sided design - Integrates easily into designs with M.2 connectors; ideal for thin and light notebooks and in systems with limited space
  • Multiple capacities - Available in a range of capacities up to 960GB to meet your data storage requirements
  • PCIe/NVMe is NOT compatible with SATA III interface - please check your system specifications for supported SSD interface

Specifications Overview

Model SA1000M8/240G
Release Date April 2018

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series A1000
Capacity 240 GB
Interface PCIe Gen3 x2
Form Factor M.2-2280
SSD Controller Phison E8
NAND Flash Type 3D TLC
Max Sequential Read Up to 1500 MB/s
Max Sequential Write Up to 800 MB/s
MTBF 1,000,000 hours

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Expert reviews


The A1000 series is the first set of M.2 SSD from Kingston, which has pioneered in manufacturing RAM and storage peripherals. The M.2 SSD is the latest standard in the computer storage industry, which has been widely used in PC and laptops lately....


This is the best value for money SSD we have seen, a PCIe NVMe SSD that is cheaper than SATA drives yet outperforms them...


These make for a great stepping stone into NVMe, while providing most consumers more than enough speed in comparison to SATA–while only spending a few dollars more. The two smaller models come so close to the price of SATA, while the 960GB option is...

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