After Sony released the update that offered the ability to expand the M.2 SSD of the PS5 in July 2021, many models have been released since then. Now it seems that the Japanese giant has created a new trend; Other brands on the market are also creating special versions of the hardware for other platforms.

Lexar, for example, announced earlier this week Lexar PLAY 2230 PCIe 4.0An SSD built specifically for portable consoles like the Steam Deck and Asus ROG Ally. But it is also compatible with “small M.2 laptops”.

Despite its extremely compact format, Lexar PLAY has read speeds of up to 5,200 MB/s and write speeds of up to 4,700 MB/s1; This of course allows the SSD to easily read the most demanding games and transfer files quickly.

SLC dynamic cache also keeps upload and download times fast to minimize wait times. Additionally, low power consumption ensures longer battery life for uninterrupted gaming sessions.

HE Lexar PLAY 2230 PCIe 4.0 It is available with a 1 TB capacity at a suggested price of US$ 109.99 – approximately R$ 557.40 in direct conversion without taxes.

Lexar also announced new desktop RAM

In addition to the SSD specific to portable consoles, Lexar also announced: ARES RGB DDR5 7200A great option among DDR5 RAM memory on the market. It is available as a 32 GB kit (2 x 16 GB) at a suggested price of US$ 139.99 (approximately R$ 709.43 in direct conversion excluding taxes).

In addition to compatibility with most motherboards currently available, ARES RGB DDR5 7200 It features a premium aluminum heatsink that keeps systems cool to ensure performance and stability. The hardware also has a beautiful, fully customizable RGB look.

ARES RGB DDR5 7200 is Lexar's new RAM memory.

“We’re excited to offer our gaming customers two new options to help them build the ultimate gaming rig or upgrade their Steam Deck or ROG Ally,” said Lexar Chief Marketing Officer Joey Lopez.

“Whether they’re looking for next-level DDR5 performance or a way to add capacity to store more of their favorite games, Lexar has a solution to meet that need,” he concluded in the press release. We remind you that both SSD and RAM memory will be available “soon” on Kabum and Pichau.

What do you think about Lexar’s new products? Comment on your impressions on social media voxel!

Source: Tec Mundo

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