San Jose, CA, USA, August 1st, 2023—Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory solutions, is excited to announce three additions to its gaming product lineup – the new Lexar® NM790 M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4x4 NVMe SSD, Lexar® ARES DDR5 Desktop Memory in 6400MT/s, and Lexar® ARES RGB DDR4 Desktop Memory in 3600MT/s.

The NM790 M.2 NVMe SSD is perfect for gamers and content creators, delivering incredible speeds of 7400MB/s read, 6500MB/s write thanks to its PCIe Gen4 tech, which includes HMB 3.0 and Dynamic SLC Cache. So whether users are looking to vanquish foes in their gaming battles or conquer their latest creative pursuits, the NM790 SSD is ready to take on the challenge.

On the memory side, Lexar® ARES RGB DDR5 Desktop Memory in 6400MT/s gives hardcore gamers the power of next-gen DDR5. A premium aluminum heat spreader lets them game in style while keeping their system cool for blazing-fast performance, stability, and reliability.

Lexar® ARES RGB DDR4 Desktop Memory in 3600MT/s lets gamers play in style with vibrant RGB lighting. Featuring an aluminum heat spreader and an aggressive wing design for optimal heat dissipation, ARES RGB DDR4 Desktop Memory keeps gamers’ motherboards and systems cool even when overclocked.

Both the Lexar® ARES RGB DDR5 Desktop Memory and the Lexar® ARES RGB DDR4 Desktop Memory feature Lexar RGB Sync, powerful RGB lighting control software that lets gamers customize and synchronize their lighting effects by color, intensity, and speed.

“We’re excited to offer gamers a variety of choices so they can build out their rigs according to their requirements. Our powerful SSDs and overclocked memory give gamers the performance they demand, allowing them to level-up their game,” said Joey Lopez, Director of Brand Marketing.

The Lexar® NM790 M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4x4 NVMe SSD is available now at the following MSRPs: 512GB at $49.99, 1TB at $69.99, 2TB at $124.99, 4TB at $209.99. Lexar® ARES RGB DDR5 Desktop Memory in 6400MT/s is available now as a 32GB kit (16GB x 2) for $124.99. Lexar® ARES RGB DDR4 Desktop Memory in 3600MT/s is available now for $59.99 for a 16GB kit (8GB x 2) and $79.99 for a 32GB kit (16GB x 2).

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NM790 4TB
ARES RGB DDR4 3600 32GB (2x16GB)
ARES RGB DDR5 6400 32GB (2x16GB)


  1. Up to 7400MB/s read transfer, up to 6500MB/s write. Speeds based on internal testing. Actual performance may vary.
  2. Comparison based on internal testing. Actual performance may vary.

About Lexar

For more than 25 years, Lexar has been trusted as a leading global brand of memory solutions. Our award-winning lineup includes memory cards, USB Flash Drives, card readers, solid-state drives, and DRAM. With so many options, it’s easy to find the right Lexar solution to fit your needs. 

About Longsys


Longsys – a leader in consumer NAND flash applications, is committed to supporting Lexar in its quest to reach new achievements in high-performance, quality, and reliability while maintaining its position as a leading global brand in memory cards, USB flash drives, readers, and storage drives for retail and OEM customers.

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