The Lexar NM500 M. 2 2280 NVMe Solid-State drive (SSD) gives your PC the performance upgrade it needs from SATA to an entry-level PCIe NVMe for faster startups, data transfers, and application loads. With speeds 2. 5x faster than a SATA SSD, your PC will be ready to take on more and finish faster than ever with read speeds up to 1650MB/s. The NM500 is supported by the PCIe Gen3x2 NVMe 1. 2 technology standard and built with 3D NAND flash for higher capacity and more efficiency without unnecessary slowdowns. See your drive in real time with SSD Dash management so you can make sure your applications maintain optimal performance.