Average Bench: 186% (112th of 1072)

Based on 1,776 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW512GZL

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme INTEL SSDPEKNW512GZL 512GB averaged 86.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme INTEL SSDPEKNW512GZL 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 367MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,517MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme INTEL SSDPEKNW512GZL 512GB is 174%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme INTEL SSDPEKNW512GZL 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 603MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 428MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,776 samples)
Min Avg Max
790 Read 1,517 2,318
433 Write 1,010 1,534
249 Mixed 853 1,250
110 SusWrite 603 1,189
222% 996 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.9 4K Read 53.8 75.1
40.8 4K Write 112 205
28.5 4K Mixed 64.4 96.7
223% 76.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
305 DQ Read 428 454
102 DQ Write 451 1,160
135 DQ Mixed 367 415
296% 415 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C01C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 858 955 780 1050 1079 91 MB/s
Read 1,793
Write 1,181
Mixed 1,033
SusWrite 802
268% 1,202 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 79.4
269% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 445
DQ Write 434
DQ Mixed 412
317% 430 MB/s
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C02C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 928 957 974 986 1002 1002 MB/s
Read 1,274
Write 984
Mixed 910
SusWrite 975
232% 1,036 MB/s
4K Read 64.4
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 78.7
270% 92.7 MB/s
DQ Read 440
DQ Write 387
DQ Mixed 406
306% 411 MB/s
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C02C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 773 798 767 698 182 91 MB/s
Read 1,635
Write 1,084
Mixed 1,009
SusWrite 551
238% 1,070 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 66.7
225% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 449
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 418
294% 376 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C01C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 323 309 340 162 315 MB/s
Read 2,208
Write 1,396
Mixed 641
SusWrite 294
249% 1,135 MB/s
4K Read 69
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 54
208% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 405
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 140
129% 209 MB/s
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C02C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 727 901 815 842 766 166 MB/s
Read 1,674
Write 851
Mixed 805
SusWrite 703
223% 1,008 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 53.8
164% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 445
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 329
246% 332 MB/s
345GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C01C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 788 816 778 643 234 279 MB/s
Read 1,120
Write 890
Mixed 840
SusWrite 590
192% 860 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 69.7
234% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 443
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 407
310% 419 MB/s
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C01C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1002 1031 331 203 232 184 MB/s
Read 1615
Write 977
Mixed 820
SusWrite 497
217% 977 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 49.3
170% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 442
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 409
295% 384 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C01C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 301 107 103 101 128 MB/s
Read 2,004
Write 823
Mixed 150
SusWrite 139
168% 779 MB/s
4K Read 68.8
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 56.3
208% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 419
DQ Write 86.7
DQ Mixed 346
230% 284 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,447 SSDs tested

Typical INTEL SSDPEKNW512GZL 512GB Builds (Compare 4,107 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 82H8

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