Lexar NM800 500Gb NVMe detailed specs

Posted on December 20, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Lexar's NM800 NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. More details about this NVMe SSD on our page.

Lexar NM800 500Gb NVMe detailed specs

Lexar's 500Gb NM800 NVMe SSD works on InnoGrit IG5236 controller. This SSD has DRAM DRAM Cache to keep a map of where data is located on the drive. The NM800 comes equipped with 3D TLC flash memory. This NVMe also available in 1 Tb capacity.

Performance and benchmarks

Storage use PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 with maximum write speeds equals to 7400 Mbps, and sequential read speeds 5800 MB/s. It also has IOPS 750000 on writing and 400000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Lexar provide 5 years warranty for this product that limited by endurance 500 TBW.


Category Value
Capacity 500 Gb
Interface M.2 4.0 x 4
Controller InnoGrit IG5236
Memory type 3D TLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 5800
Write speed (Mb/s) 7400
Read IOPS 400000
Write IOPS 750000
Endurance (TBW) 500
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5


NM800 (500Gb) produced by Lexar use PCIe 4 that is twice faster than PCIe Gen3. The write speed is 7400 Mb/s, that is faster than has other competitors. The Internal SSD can write 500 TBW, that is pretty good in comparison with competitors. On balance, our site recommend to have Lexar NM800 500Gb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Excellent writing speed
  • PCIe 4.0
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • Capacity

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The Lexar NM800 has DRAM Cache. DRAM makes drive work faster, but also more expensive.

The Lexar NM800 due to the low density of memory chips able to last with no additional heat sinks. Some laptops or motherboards from the factory has thermal pads below and above the storage for better performance during heavy loads.

The NM800 500Gb has sequential write speed 7400 Mbps, sequential read speed 5800 Mb per second. Storage works on InnoGrit IG5236 controller and M.2 4.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The memory type is 3D TLC.
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