Kingston’s CES showcase gave a preview of their upcoming mid-range PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD featuring PCI-Express Gen4.0 x4 interface as well as NVMe. 4.0, dubbed Grandview, reports TechPowerUp.. These SSDs will be available later this year at competitively attractive cost:performance ratio and is expected to debut under the HyperX enthusiast and gaming brand from Kingston. Starting capacity will be 500GB and is expected to be available up to 2TB.
The Grandview SSDs from Kingston will have the Whistler Plus 12nm controller from Marvell featuring 4 flash channels at 1.2GT/s per channel bandwidth. As of this moment, Kingston has not officially disclosed if they will be using TLC or QLC NAND as well as which are used on the demo samples for CES. Performance numbers are not officially final as well.
The pictured PCIe-to-M.2 converter are will not be included in the final product.
Also showcased was the the Seccos from Kingston, a PCIe 3.0 x4 device with a currently unnamed 8-channel controller. The device features 3D TLC NAND and features capacities from 250GB all the way to 2TB. Kingston showcased some performance tease for Seccos 1TB model via Crystal DiskMark with 3,449MB/s read and 2,839MB/s write performance. Kingston rates the Seccos SSDs with up to 3,500MB/s read and 3,000 MB/s write speeds.