For testing, the drives are all wiped and reset to factory settings by HDDerase V4. We try to use free or easily available programs and some real world testing so you can compare our findings against your own system.
This is a good way to measure potential upgrade benefits.
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X, 16GB DDR4-2400, Sapphire R9 390 Nitro and an MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge Wifi motherboard
To give an idea of the Gigabyte AORUS RAID’s performance versus PCI Gen 4 drives we’ve compared it to both first and second-generation Gen 4 SSD’s as well as WD’s Black AN1500, another consumer PCIe 3.0 x 8 AIC drive that uses multiple NVMe SSD’s.
Atto Disk Benchmark 4.
CrystalMark 6.0.0. & 8.00.
AS SSD 2.0.
Futuremark PC Mark 10.
All our results were achieved by running each test five times with every configuration this ensures that any glitches are removed from the results. Trim is confirmed as running by typing fsutil behavior query disabledeletenotify into the command line. A response of disabledeletenotify =0 confirms TRIM is active.