Lexar NM610 250Gb SSD technical specifications

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Lexar's NM610 internal SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4. Read below about this NVMe SSD on this site.

Lexar NM610 250Gb SSD technical specifications

Lexar's 250Gb NM610 internal SSD works on Silicon Motion SM2263XT. The NM610 comes equipped with Intel TLC flash memory. Lexar NM610 is offered also in 1 Tb and 500 Gb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

Drive works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with sequential read speeds 2100 Mbps, and write speeds equals to 1600 MB/s. It also has input/output performance 156000 on writing and 188000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Lexar give 3 years warranty for this product limited by 125 TBW. As well it has 1.5 million hours MTBF.


Category Value
Capacity 250 Gb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Silicon Motion SM2263XT
Memory type Intel TLC
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 2100
Write speed (Mb/s) 1600
Read IOPS 188000
Write IOPS 156000
Endurance (TBW) 125
MTBF (million hours) 1.5
Warranty (years) 3


Lexar NM610 250Gb use previous bus standard that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4.0. The maximum write speed is 1600 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. The Internal SSD can write 125 TBW, that is not much in comparison with rivals. Weighing all these factors, Lexar NM610 250Gb has more disadvantages and we strongly do not recommend to spend money for it.

+ Pros

  • None

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity
  • Writing speed

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Lexar NM610 NVME M.2 SSD 250GB Unboxing and speed test


The Lexar NM610 250Gb has no DRAM or data about it is not known. DRAM makes drive work faster, but also more expensive.

The Lexar NM610 250Gb due to the low density of memory chips able to last without extra heat sinks. Some motherboards or laptops designed with thermal pads below or above the storage for improving performance during times of heavy loads.

The Lexar NM610 has maximum write speed 1600 Mb per second, read speed 2100 Mb/s. Storage works on Silicon Motion SM2263XT controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The memory type is Intel TLC.
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