GIGABYTE introduced the AORUS Gen4 AIC SSD supporting up to four M.2 NVMe SSDs offering 8TB storage back in COMPUTEX 2019. The AORUS Gen4 AIC SSD offers speeds of up to 15,000 MB/s sequential write as well as sequential read using the PCI-Express 4.0 interface. The AORUS Gen4 AIC SSD sports a single-slot PCIe add-in-card form-factor with an Advanced Thermal Solution that comprises of a copper heatsink and a 50mm low-profile cooling fan with three fan modes to effectively cool the M.2 NVMe SSDs installed. GIGABYTE will be offering the add-in-card as a standalone M.2 NVMe adapter for its upcoming motherboards. The AORUS Gen4 AIC adapter supports M.2 form-factors 2242, 2260, 2280, and 22110.
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AORUS Gen4 AIC Adaptor
The AORUS Gen4 AIC Adapter is said to be included with some of the upcoming GIGABYTE TRX40 motherboards for the third-generation Ryzen Threadripper processors. The third-generation Ryzen Threadripper processors along with the much-awaited AMD Ryzen 9 3950X processor will be released this November 2019. The AORUS Gen4 AIC Adapter might only be bundled with premium GIGABYTE TRX40 motherboards.