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LEXAR Announces all new powerful NM790 with heatsink M.2 2280 Gen 4x4 NVMe SSD

Lexar kindly sent us their all new NM790 SSD with heatsink to review for you in our next magazine launch in December!

What is a heatsink you may ask?

An integrated heatsink ensures systems stay cool to maintain speed, power efficiency, and thermal control for sustained high-performance when playing on PlayStation®5 and PCs. I must say this in your PS5 is an absolute game changer; it is easy to screw in and runs perfectly.

Key Features

  • Exceptional performance of up to 7400MB/s read and 6500MB/s¹ write

  • 2x faster than PCIe Gen 3 SSDs2

  • Designed with a heatsink to keep gamers’ rigs cool for better performance and power efficiency

  • Up to 40% less power consumption than DRAM cache-enabled PCIe Gen 4 SSDs2

  • Host Memory Buffer (HMB) 3.0 activates the DRAM cache function of your device for a smoother transfer speed and seamless performance

  • Compatible with PlayStation®5

Lexar who are a leading global brand of flash memory solutions, was very excited to announce the new Lexar® NM790 with Heatsink M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4x4 NVMe SSD.

The NM790 with Heatsink M.2 NVMe SSD is perfect for gamers and content creators, delivering incredible speeds of 7400MB/s read, 6500MB/s¹ write thanks to its PCIe Gen 4 tech, which includes HMB 3.0 and Dynamic SLC Cache. So whether users are looking to vanquish foes in their gaming battles or conquer their latest creative pursuits, the NM790 with Heatsink SSD is ready to take on the challenge.

We spoke to Joey Lopez who is the Director of Brand Marketing at Lexar about the all new NM790 with heatsink and this is what he said “We’re excited to offer gamers and content creators an SSD that is built for their heavy workloads and taxing performance demands. With its integrated heatsink, this model of the NM790 can keep up with creative crunch time and extended gaming without losing its cool.” The Lexar® NM790 with Heatsink M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4x4 NVMe SSD is compatible with desktop computers and the PlayStation®5. It is available now at the following MSRPs: 1TB at £64.99, 2TB at £99.99, 4TB at £215.99.


1. Up to 7400MB/s read transfer, up to 6500MB/s¹ write. Speeds based on internal testing. Actual performance may vary.

2. Comparison based on internal testing. Actual performance may vary.

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