Average Bench: 185% (113th of 1072)

Based on 19,397 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDPEKNU512GZ

Outstanding average bench

The Intel SSDPEKNU512GZ 512GB averaged 85.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel SSDPEKNU512GZ 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 334MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,650MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDPEKNU512GZ 512GB is 191%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel SSDPEKNU512GZ 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 609MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 90.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,397 samples)
Min Avg Max
813 Read 1,650 2,175
406 Write 1,185 1,591
71.5 Mixed 902 1,310
98.6 SusWrite 609 1,311
242% 1,086 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 4K Read 51.3 73.1
21.5 4K Write 90.7 182
21.7 4K Mixed 57.4 93.1
199% 66.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
353 DQ Read 431 452
76 DQ Write 498 1,151
79.4 DQ Mixed 334 425
288% 421 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1273 1329 1328 1368 1179 192 MB/s
Read 1,810
Write 1,427
Mixed 1,116
SusWrite 1,111
306% 1,366 MB/s
4K Read 67.5
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 84.2
293% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 453
DQ Write 454
DQ Mixed 430
330% 446 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 87 89 108 163 103 MB/s
Read 1,751
Write 73.3
Mixed 148
SusWrite 105
110% 519 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 44.4
168% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 86
DQ Mixed 107
111% 190 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 212 478 324 289 232 MB/s
Read 1,362
Write 1,112
Mixed 941
SusWrite 259
205% 918 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 49.2
162% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 438
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 36.3
87% 192 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 109 71 31 20 38 MB/s
Read 1,466
Write 1,151
Mixed 971
SusWrite 104
205% 923 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 47.2
160% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 450
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 433
294% 366 MB/s
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 629 215 328 88 87 84 MB/s
Read 1,244
Write 818
Mixed 742
SusWrite 238
169% 761 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 34.1
130% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 418
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 304
218% 287 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 19 18 362 112 118 MB/s
Read 1,495
Write 1,154
Mixed 62.6
SusWrite 110
154% 705 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 23.5
4K Mixed 28
113% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 436
DQ Write 27.2
DQ Mixed 55.2
85% 173 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 181 79 28 26 19 MB/s
Read 839
Write 806
Mixed 614
SusWrite 91
131% 588 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 30.8
128% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 272
195% 256 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,447 SSDs tested

Typical SSDPEKNU512GZ 512GB Builds (Compare 1,594 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

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