Kingston KC600, an SSD of Powerful Performance in 512GB Capacity

Kingston KC600, an SSD of Powerful Performance in 512GB Capacity.

Kingston is increasingly aggressively marketing SSD-based storage devices (Solid State drives). This step is supported by the price of this type of device that is increasingly affordable while consumers who have a larger budget switched to the M. 2 PCIe SSD.

technostation.net re-arrival of the latest product from Kingston, Kingston KC600 SSD that has a 2.5 inch form factor design. This design supports the use of such SSDS to upgrade to various devices including laptops.

Kingston KC600 SSD has a superior feature of hardware-based encryption that is done automatically alias self ecrypting. Kingston claims this encryption feature already supports the currently used standards of AES 256-bit hardware encryption, TCG Opal, and eDrive.

Although it has encryption feature but Kingston KC600 performance is claimed to remain fast. The device uses 3D TLC NAND memory technology with a read up to 550MBps claim speed and 500MBps write speeds.

The Kingston KC600 interface uses the SATA type Rev. 3.0 (6Gbps) but it still remains compatible with the SATA Rev 2.0 by offering a lower speed (3Gbps). Because of its capacity, the device has a complete range of 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and the plan is also 2TB capacity.

How does it perform?

technostation.net has the opportunity to explore Kingston KC600 with 512GB capacity. Based on our monitoring on e-commerce, the product is priced at 100 USD.

This price may seem expensive, but with a claim of high read and write speed performance, this price is quite attractive, plus the 512GB capacity is already large for SSDS. But if you want to be as large as the same capacity, other SSD brands can offer a cheaper price.

Our testing PC uses an Intel Core I9-9900K processor with a 16GB HyperX RAM Fury of DDR4 3200MHz. Testing was conducted using the CrystalDiskMark 7.0 software.

Testbed Medcom.id
Prosesor Intel Core i9-9900K, AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
Motherboard ASUS TUF Z390 Plus Gaming, ASUS ROG Strix X570-E Gaming
RAM HyperX Fury DDR4 3200MHz 16GB (2x8GB)
VGA ASUS ROG Strix RTX 2060 Gaming 6GB OC, Sapphire Pulse RX 5700 XT 8GB
Pendingin Noctua NH-L12S, Noctua NH-L9x65
Storage Western Digital Black SN750 1TB, Lexar NM500 512GB
PSU Corsair RM 850X
Monitor ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q
Mouse Corsair Dark Core SE, Corsair Scimitar Pro
Mousepad Corsair MM1000 Qi, Corsair MM800 Polaris
Keyboard Corsair K63 Wireless, Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 SE
Headset Corsair HS60, Corsair HS70

Based on the Kingston KC600 test, the device could present a performance of the average reading speed of 565MBps and 517MBps write speeds. That is to say, the performance claim that Kingston promises is proven correct.

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