Gigabyte Aorus 2Tb SSD technical specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Gigabyte's Aorus SSD works on PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 bus. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe on this site.

Gigabyte Aorus 2Tb SSD technical specs

Gigabyte's 2Tb Aorus NVMe SSD works on Phison PS5016-E16 controller. This NVMe has DRAM SK Hynix 2GB DDR4 to keep a map of where data is located on the storage. The Aorus comes equipped with Toshiba 3D TLC flash memory. Internal SSD also available in 1 Tb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

SSD use PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 expansion standard with write speeds 4000 Mbps, and read speeds 5000 MB/s. Aorus has IOPS 700000 on writing and 750000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 5-year warranty. As well it has 1.7 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 2 Tb
Interface M.2 4.0 x 4
Controller Phison PS5016-E16
Memory type Toshiba 3D TLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 5000
Write speed (Mb/s) 4000
Read IOPS 750000
Write IOPS 700000
Endurance (TBW) n/a
MTBF (million hours) 1.7
Warranty (years) 5


Gigabyte Aorus 2Tb support PCIe Gen4 that is undoubtedly faster than previous bus standard. The write speed is 4000 Mbps, that is common for this expansion standard. On balance, our editor advise to buy Gigabyte Aorus 2Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • PCIe 4.0
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • None

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Video Review

PCIe Gen 4 SSDs - Aorus 2TB Gen4 M.2 Review


The Gigabyte Aorus has SK Hynix 2GB DDR4. Dynamic Random-Access Memory in their controller help to increase input/output performance and endurance.

The Gigabyte Aorus 2Tb due to the high density of memory chips you need to install of extra heat sink. This will lower temperature of the memory chips and controller. Some laptops or motherboards already has thermal pads above and below the storage for better performance during high loads.

The Gigabyte Aorus 2Tb has sequential write speed 4000 Mb per second, read speed 5000 Mb/s. It works on Phison PS5016-E16 controller and M.2 4.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND memory type is Toshiba 3D TLC.
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