Gigabyte AORUS Gen5 12000 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD AG512K1TB



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Gigabyte AORUS Gen5 12000 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD AG512K1TB

Overview : 

Top-tier performance power by PCIe 5.0 x4 controller
Power by the PCIe Gen5.0 x4 controller Phison PS5026-E26 and brand-new 232-layer 3D TLC NAND Flash, AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD delivers top-tier performance: sequential read/write speeds up to 11,700/9,500 MB/s. Aim at PC enthusiasts, gamers, and rendering professionals, AORUS Gen5 12000 gives users faster data transferring and a lower-latency gaming experience.

+ PCIe 5.0×4, NVMe 2.0 Interface
+ Sequential Read Speed : up to 11,700 MB/s**
+ Sequential Write speed : up to 9,500 MB/s**
+ DDR4 DRAM cache
+ 8 CH with 32 CEs
+ Offer with an optional M.2 Thermal Guard XTREME with Nanocarbon Coating

Cutting edge speed
The PS5026-E26 controller is built with the advanced 12nm process, ensuring sufficient computing power. Also, it supports up to 8 NAND Flash channels with 32CEs, DDR4 caching and complies with the NVMe 2.0 standard. AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD offers approximately 60% faster in read throughput and up to 38% higher write throughput than PCIe Gen4.0 x4.

NAND Flash Selected for High Quality and Performance
Leveraging the superior throughput and high-quality combination that 3D TLC NAND provides, AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD brings a better experience in work.

M.2 Thermal Guard XTREME with Nanocarbon Coating
AORUS Gen5 12000 SSD offer with an optional M.2 Thermal Guard XTREME which is made up of two heatpipes and stacked fins with advanced thermal technology Nanocarbon coating for maximum heat dissipation efficiency. Applied with dual side high conductivity thermal pad ensures the heat transfers to the stacked fins. The M.2 Thermal Guard XTREME is the best solution in passive airflow conditions when your personal computer adopts a CPU AIO water cooler.

Why is keeping an SSDs at lower temperatures so important?
Higher working temperature may cause data loss. The degradation factor of data loss could be a hundred times higher. Compared with regular plated heat spreader, the M.2 Thermal Guard XTREME improves thermal dissipation to keep the highest Seq. read performance. With M.2 Thermal Guard XTREME, the SSD can operate at lower working temperatures to improve data storage reliability. Enjoy smoother & upgraded storage performance any time by utilizing M.2 Thermal Guard XTREME.

Specification : 

Interface PCI-Express 5.0×4, NVMe 2.0
Form Factor M.2 2280
Total Capacity 1000GB
External DDR Cache LPDDR4 2GB
Sequential Read speed Up to 11,700 MB/s
Sequential Write speed Up to 9,500MB/s
Dimension SSD without Heatsink: 80 x 22 x 3.5mm
SSD with Heatsink: 92 x 23.5 x 44.7 mm
Please refer to the file to check the M.2 Thermal Guard XTREME Incompatible List
Mean time between failure (MTBF) 1.6 million hours
Max. Operating Power 11W
Power Consumption (Idle, PS3) <144mW
Power Consumption(PS4, L1.2) <85mW
Temperature (Operating) 0°C to 70°C
Temperature (Storage) -40°C to 85°C


Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg

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