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Up Close - Gigabyte Aorus Gen4 and Corsair MP600

Gigabyte Aorus NVMe Gen4 SSD

Continuing our heatsink size based ordering scheme, the Gigabyte Aorus is a 2TB drive which has a fully enclosed heatsink design in a bold hue. It is removable if you have a cover built into your motherboard, but if you haven't or you want to run it in one of the more exposed slots then you can leave the heatsink on and keep your transfer rates high.

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Corsair MP600 1TB

The Corsair MP600 is the heatsink which most closely resembles VRM heatsinks on your motherboard and would be a good choice if you're averse to having colourful things in your system. With a giant set of fins on the front side and a thin heatspreader on the back it is perfect as an exposed drive. You can remove the heatsink by bending the tabs on the sides away, but that looks like a more permanent decision than the screws of the Aorus setup.

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01-03-2020, 10:29:31

AlienALX
It's so nice to see Patriot back. IDK where they went for so long, but their new range (RAM etc) is cheap yet very pretty.

Cheers Guv, I shall watch the vid later in bed Quote

01-03-2020, 10:58:33

Avet
That Corsair box just won't give up. Could you lower the volume for OC3D intro Tom? It is deafening in most of your videos.Quote

01-03-2020, 11:06:10

FTLN
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Originally Posted by Avet View Post
That Corsair box just won't give up. Could you lower the volume for OC3D intro Tom? It is defining in most of your videos.
Lol Always gets me when I watch one of his vids in the front room with the surround sound & sub, scares the shizers out of the neighbours Quote

01-03-2020, 11:22:59

Avet
Why is no one addressing the actual performance of NVME drives? It doesn't matter that it can do 5000 MB a second sequential. Sequential doesn't matter at all. The most important things are IOPS, Low Queue Depth, sustained write and 4K performance. 970 Pro and especially 905p although on paper "slower" and PCIe Gen. 3 are demolishing these drives in pretty much every task.Quote

01-03-2020, 19:04:02

AlienALX
Tom.

The blue Patriot. Does it have chips on it that say Phison per chance?

I bought two Pioneer drives and they're actually Phison which are blue.

Chances are Patriot are buying them like that.Quote
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