Lexar NM610 500Gb NVMe SSD specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

How fast is the Lexar NM610 500Gb and further specifications watch in our article.

Lexar NM610 500Gb NVMe SSD specs

NM610 (500Gb) produced by Lexar is powered by Silicon Motion SM2263XT. The NM610 comes equipped with Intel TLC flash memory. SSD also available in 250 Gb and 1 Tb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard with sequential write speeds 1600 MB/s, and sequential read speeds 2100 Mbps. It also has input/output performance 188000 on reading and 156000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Lexar give 3-year warranty limited by endurance 250 TBW. As well it has 1.5 million hours MTBF.


Category Value
Capacity 500 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) 250
MTBF (million hours) 1.5
Warranty (years) 3


Lexar NM610 500Gb support previous bus standard that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4.0. The sequential write speed is 1600 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. The Internal SSD can write 250 TBW, that is bad in comparison with nearest rivals. After evaluating all the facts, Lexar NM610 500Gb has more disadvantages and our site highly do not advise to buy it.

+ Pros

  • None

- Cons

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

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The Lexar NM610 500Gb is DRAMless SSD or data about it is unknown. DRAM in their controller help to increase endurance and input/output performance.

The Lexar NM610 due to the low density of memory chips can last with no additional heat sinks. Some motherboards already has additional cooling below or above the drive for better performance during high loads.

The Lexar NM610 has sequential write speed 1600 Mb/s, read speed 2100 Mb/s. It 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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