Lexar NM700 M.2 NVMe SSD

Well Lexar is back with their new NM700, which offers faster speeds than the NM610 and they have slapped the “Professional” branding on it.  This drive is based on the Marvell 88SS1092 8-channel controller with 3D TLC NAND.  The 1TB version of the drive that we are taking a look at today offers sequential read and write speeds of 3500 MB/s and 2000 MB/s.

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KIOXIA Exceria 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD

It’s clear from the charts that the Exceria M.2 NVMe 1TB SSD by KIOXIA performs significantly better than advertised (largely thanks to its Pseudo SLC cache) and by that, I mean up to roughly 3100MB/s in read and 1700MB/s in write (according always to ATTO – with AIDA64 not far behind). Yes, this performance may not last as long as it would with other higher-end models (as evident in our SNIA charts) but still these are very good numbers, for an entry-level M.2 NVMe drive that is (I’ll do my best to also get the Plus version here for a comparison).

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