Gigabyte rate the Sequential performance of the AORUS RAID SSD as up to 6,300MB/s for reads and up to 6,000MB/s for writes. In our Sequential tests, we couldn’t quite hit the maximum official read score with a test result of 6,198.18MB/s but we could confirm the official write score with a test result of 6,191MB/s.
128KB Sequential Read v QD performance compared.
When it comes to comparing the drive against PCIe Gen 4 drives with its Sequential read speed, the best performance from the AORUS RAID SSD comes at QD2 where it sits in fifth place in the results chart which is very impressive.
128KB Sequential Write v QD performance compared.
At low queue depths, the AORUS RAID SSD struggles to make any sort of impression on the results chart, however, at the deeper queue depth of 32, it suddenly seems to spark into life as it shoots up to the results chart to a top-five spot.