Average Bench: 190% (109th of 1071)

Based on 16,525 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDPEKNU512GZ

Outstanding average bench

The Intel SSDPEKNU512GZ 512GB averaged 90.2% 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 350MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,675MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDPEKNU512GZ 512GB is 177%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel SSDPEKNU512GZ 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 92.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 641MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,525 samples)
Min Avg Max
831 Read 1,675 2,174
408 Write 1,221 1,592
143 Mixed 940 1,302
97.7 SusWrite 641 1,268
249% 1,119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.6 4K Read 54.7 71.6
23.2 4K Write 92.7 172
25 4K Mixed 58.1 89.6
206% 68.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
365 DQ Read 434 452
73.5 DQ Write 496 1,065
105 DQ Mixed 350 426
295% 427 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1274 889 907 965 349 498 MB/s
Read 2,108
Write 1,582
Mixed 1,312
SusWrite 814
324% 1,454 MB/s
4K Read 69.8
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 90.3
311% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 444
DQ Write 1,033
DQ Mixed 410
406% 629 MB/s
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1415 1460 1509 1555 1363 114 MB/s
Read 1,764
Write 1550
Mixed 1,148
SusWrite 1,236
320% 1,424 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 70.5
238% 81.7 MB/s
DQ Read 450
DQ Write 484
DQ Mixed 425
331% 453 MB/s
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1187 1208 1143 1564 1555 823 MB/s
Read 1,746
Write 1,498
Mixed 1,117
SusWrite 1,247
314% 1402 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 70.2
234% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 446
DQ Write 475
DQ Mixed 424
329% 448 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1254 1417 1460 1272 87 392 MB/s
Read 1,704
Write 1,522
Mixed 1,144
SusWrite 980
300% 1,337 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 57.9
197% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 444
DQ Write 418
DQ Mixed 423
320% 428 MB/s
339GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 636 603 566 682 796 436 MB/s
Read 793
Write 730
Mixed 612
SusWrite 620
155% 689 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 29.9
100% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 409
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 416
279% 342 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,158,347 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDPEKNU512GZ 512GB Builds (Compare 1,372 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Asus ROG Strix G513QY_G513QY

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