Lexar  SL500 Portable SSD Breakthroughs Live!

Lexar gave a short glimpse of some of their new products, including professional CF Express cards, M.2 NVMe SSDs, and portable SSDs

After spending some valuable time at the storage specialist’s exhibit in Las Vegas, TPU staff members noted that Lexar’s New SL500 portable SSD solutions had received a lot of attention

ARMOR 700 Portable SSD, which is positioned prominently and has an additional tough build that gives it the sort of on-the-go protection that contemporary professionals need

SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD made its debut at CES, but it was accompanied by a more somber-looking (but non-RGB enabled) sister, the new SL600, which is targeted towards professionals

Silicon Motion Technology portable SSD controllers, according to Lexar, can read and write data at up to 2000 MB/s and 1800 MB/s, respectively, power the SL500 Portable SSD

TPU also looked at a handful of internal SL500 portable SSD choices. For dedicated PC gamers, Lexar’s Professional NM1090 M.2 PCIe Gen 5 NVMe SSD delivers performance

Lexar has an ARES RGB DDR5 RAM module installed on their wall. The highest option will feature rates that come in at 8400MT/s (with timings as low as CL40)

Representatives from Lexar told TPU that the 8000+ modules are planned for a March 2024 launch