GIGABYTE Announces AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅30.08.2023 16:06:37
Press Release

GIGABYTE announced today the latest AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD with an M.2 2280 form factor. Harnessing the power of a PCIe® 5.0 controller with ultra-fast 3D-TLC NAND Flash, the AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD delivers a boosted performance of more than 70% over PCIe® 4.0 SSDs with easy installation and superb capability. Equipped with the ultimate thermal design of M.2 Thermal Guard Extreme, the AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD becomes the perfect choice for power users, content creators, and gamers.

Key Features
PCIe 5.0x4, NVMe 2.0 Interface
Sequential Read Speed: up to 12,400 MB/s (2TB model)
Sequential Write speed: up to 11,800 MB/s (2TB model)
DDR4 DRAM cache
8 CH with 32 CEs
Offered with an optional M.2 Thermal Guard XTREME with Nanocarbon Coating

The AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD is equipped with the latest Phison PS5026-E26 8-channel controller providing blistering speeds using the PCIe 5.0 interface. Along with an over 232-layer stack structure of 3D-TLC NAND Flash and a built-in LPDDR4 cache design, the AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD delivers performance of up to 12 GB/s, more than a 70% increase compared to its predecessor. To ensure sustained performance, the AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD is equipped with the optimal thermal solution of M.2 Thermal Guard Extreme for throttle-free performance and reliability. Additionally, the separate packaging design of the SSD and heatsink offers more flexibility for users to choose between the built-in heatsink on their motherboards and the enclosed heatsink of the AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD.

The AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD also features an SSD monitoring feature with GIGABYTE's exclusive GCC application that provides users with real-time status updates on the SSD, allowing them to leverage the performance, thermal, stability, and capability of the AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD. To fully release the breakthrough performance of 12GB/s read speed, GIGABYTE's PCIe® 5.0 supported motherboards are highly recommended.

GIGABYTE did not reveal pricing as of this writing. The AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD comes in 1TB and 2TB capacities. To learn more, please visit the product page links below.
AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD 1TB
AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD 2TB

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