Lexar today announced at CES 2019 the newest additions to its internal Solid-State Drive (SSD) portfolio with the release of its M.2 NM series; featuring a traditional SATA III (6Gb/s) SSD (NM200), plus more advanced solutions with NVMe performance (NM500, NM520, NM600) for entry-level to PC enthusiasts.
The NM200 SATA III (6Gb/s) is designed with the M.2 2280 form factor for mainstream users who want increased performance and reliability on their laptop or PC, with optimized speeds of up to 550MB/s read and 510MB/s write.
Supported by PCIe Gen 3×2 NVMe 1.2 technology, the NM500 and NM520 allow users to experience entry-level NVMe performance built with 3D NAND. Designed in two different form factors – the M.2 2280 (NM500) and the M.2 2242 (NM520), these SSDs comes with speeds 2.5x faster than a SATA SSD, with read speeds up to 1650MB/s.
For the PC enthusiast who needs more for their video-intensive applications in 4K and 3D, the Lexar NM600 M.2 2280 PCIe Gen3x4 NVMe 1.3 Solid-State Drive is designed to put you in the computing fast lane with speeds up 2100MB/s read and 1600MB/s write. The NM600 is supported by the PCIe Gen3x4 NVMe 1.3 technology standard and built with 3D NAND flash. It also features LDPC error code correction technology which makes data transfers more reliable than ever by fixing data errors before they have a chance to slow down.
All SSDs in the NM series feature SSD Dash management software to stay up to date with how the SSD is performing.
The NM200 is available at MSRP $129.99 USD (240GB), $229.99 USD (480GB), NM500 is available at MSRP $59.99 USD (128GB), $99.99 USD (256GB), $179.99 USD (512GB), NM520 is available at MSRP $69.99 USD (128GB), $119.99 USD (256GB), NM600 is available at MSRP $129.99 USD (240GB), and $229.99 USD (480GB).
The M.2 NM series SSD will ship this month and comes with a three-year limited warranty.