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Kingston 480 SSD

Kingston 480 SSD

Kingston’s A400 solid-state drive dramatically improves the responsiveness of your existing system with incredible boot, loading and transfer times compared to mechanical hard drives. Powered by a latest gen controller for read and write speeds up to 500MB/s and 450MB/s1, this SSD is 10x faster than a traditional hard drive1 for higher performance, ultra-responsive multi-tasking and an overall faster system. Also more reliable and durable than a hard drive, A400 is available in multiple capacities from 120GB–480GB2.

  • Fast start-up, loading and file transfers
  • More reliable and durable than a hard drive
  • Multiple capacities with space for applications or a hard drive replacement


Form factor: 2.5"


SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s)


Capacities2: 120GB, 240GB, 480GB


Controller3: 2Ch




Baseline Performance1:
Data Transfer (ATTO):
120GB — up to 500MB/s


Read and 320MB/s Write
240GB — up to 500MB/s Read and 350MB/s Write
480GB — up to 500MB/s Read and 450MB/s Write


Power Consumption:
0.195W Idle / 0.279W Avg / 0.642W (MAX) Read / 1.535W (MAX) Write


Storage temperature:


Operating temperature:


100.0mm x 69.9mm x 7.0mm


Weight: 41g


Vibration operating:
2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)


Vibration non-operating:
20G Peak (10–2000Hz)


Life expectancy: 1 million hours MTBF


Total Bytes Written (TBW)5:
120GB: 40TB
240GB: 80TB
480GB: 160TB

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