Nov 02, 2023

Lexar Announces New M.2 SSD with Heatsink – A Perfect Companion for the PlayStation® 5

The NM790 M.2 SSD delivers blazing-fast performance for hardcore PS5™ and PC gamers
Key Features:
  • Compatible with PlayStation®5
  • Exceptional performance of up to 7400MB/s read, 6500MB/s write1
  • 2x faster than PCIe Gen 3 SSDs2
  • Designed with an integrated heatsink to keep gaming rigs cool
  • Up to 40% less power consumption than DRAM cache-enabled PCIe Gen 4 SSDs2
  • Host Memory Buffer (HMB) 3.0 offers smooth transfer speeds and seamless performance

San Jose, USA, November 1st, 2023—Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory solutions, s excited to announce the NM790 with Heatsink M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4×4 NVMe SSD. This product release builds upon the success of its predecessor, the NM790 (without heatsink) which claimed several awards, including Best High-Capacity SSD from PC Gamer , Best High-Capacity PCI Express 4.0 SSD from PC Mag, Best Dram-less SSD 2023 from Tom’s Hardware, and more.

This new version of the NM790 is designed for PS5 and PC gaming rigs and delivers even more performance – 7400MB/s sequential read, 6500MB/s sequential write1, with random read and write speeds of up to 1,100K IOPs. The addition of an integrated heatsink keeps things running smoothly even at full throttle, ensuring that systems stay cool and maintain speed, power efficiency, and thermal control for sustained high-performance on both PlayStation® 5 and PCs.

The NM790 with Heatsink is available at special promotion pricing on Amazon through November 6 with more than 10% off the 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacities.

“We are thrilled to offer gamers a powerful SSD with an integrated heatsink that allows players to squeeze the full performance out of their PlayStation® 5 gaming systems while keeping their consoles cool,” said Joey Lopez, Director of Marketing.

The NM790 with Heatsink M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4×4 NVMe SSD is available now and is compatible with PlayStation® 5 as well as desktop and laptop PCs. The 1TB capacity is offered at an MSRP of $79.99 – $71.99 promotional price; the 2TB is offered at an MSRP of $149.99 – $134.99 promotional price; and the 4TB is offered at an MSRP of $229.99 – $206.99 promotional price.



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1 Up to 7400MB/s read transfer, up to 6500MB/s write. Speeds based on internal testing. Actual performance may vary. 2 Comparison based on internal testing. Actual performance may vary.

About Lexar

For more than 25 years, Lexar has been a trusted leading global brand of memory solutions. Our award-winning lineup includes memory cards, USB flash drives, card readers, solid-state drives, and DRAM. With so many options, it’s easy to find the right Lexar solution to fit your needs. All Lexar products undergo extensive testing in the Lexar Quality Labs, facilities with thousands of different cameras and digital devices to ensure performance, quality, compatibility, and reliability. Lexar products are available worldwide at major retail and e-tail stores. For more information or support, visit

About Longsys

Longsys – a leader in consumer NAND flash applications, is committed to supporting Lexar in its quest to reach new achievements in high-performance, quality, and reliability while maintaining its position as a leading global brand in memory cards, USB flash drives, readers, and storage drives for retail and OEM customers.


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Media Contact:

Joey Lopez
Director of Marketing
[email protected]

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