Gigabyte AORUS Gen4 7000s SSD Review


Large File Transfer and Backup File Read

Real World File Transfer

Let’s see how real-world performance was when writing a movie folder containing seven 1080P movies over to the SSD. For this test, we are going to measure write performance by copying a 30.6GB folder of movies off from the drive being tested back to itself to see how performance looks. This action is basically a long linear sequential write operation and punishes the SLC Cache on many drives.

When it comes to writing a bunch of data to the drive without any breaks, the AORUS Gen4 7000s 2TB drive finished with an average speed of 1941.6 MB/s and the 1TB model did it at 1596.7 MB/s. The write speeds are clearly better on the larger 2TB model.

Custom Read File Test

The next custom test that we are going to do is how fast each drive can read a compressed folder. For this we backed up a Steam copy of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds for the test file. The compressed folder contains 59 titles and is 27.3 GB (29,409,916,771 bytes) in size.

When it comes to reading a compressed Steam Backup file the AORUS Gen4 7000s 2TB SSD finished the task at a speed of 2273.4 MB/s! The 1TB model came in just behind that at 2220.6 MB/s.