Kingston, one of the leading brands in memory products and technology solutions, announced the NVMe SSD roadmap on an all-digital platform at CES 2021. Despite the new online format of CES 2021, Kingston did not hesitate to highlight its industry-leading SSD models for participants to experience virtually.
Kingston is preparing to maintain its leading position in the SSD market this year with both new client and data center U.2 NVMe drives. Kingston’s new products include the first PCIe NVMe Gen 4.0 SSDs and an external USB 3.2 GEN 2 SSD:
- Ghost Tree: The upcoming high performance Gen 4.0 driver offers excellent performance for content creators and power users. With this drive, codenamed “Ghost Tree,” Kingston targets read and write speeds of 7000MB / s and expands the PCIe Gen 4.0 x4 8 channel to capacities ranging from 1TB-4TB.
- NV Series: The latest Gen 3.0 x4 SSD stands out as the ideal entry-level drive for new NVMe users with capacities up to 2 TB.
XS2000: Kingston’s brand new USB 3.2 Gen 2 external drive with capacities from 500GB to 2TB provides additional storage for photos, videos and other files. USB Type C interface allows super fast data transfers of up to 2000MB / s.
- DC1500M: Data Center 1500M is the updated version of the DC1000M SSD that offers support for multiple namespaces. The U.2 NVMe SSD is designed to support a wide variety of data-intensive workloads, including cloud computing, web hosting, and virtual infrastructures.
“Now that CES is online, we have a greater opportunity to connect with new and existing technology communities around the world,” said Louis Kaneshiro, Division Manager of Product Engineering at Kingston SSD, from launching the first Gen 4.0 NVMe SSDs and an external drive this year. Expressing his excitement, he says that when it comes to NVMe, they aim to cover all customer segments, from entry-level consumers to professional data center users.