Average Bench: 132% (162nd of 1058)

Based on 22,374 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKKW512G7, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW51

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 31.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 453MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 500MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 111%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 307MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 569MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,374 samples)
Min Avg Max
606 Read 909 1,811
452 Write 569 910
493 Mixed 628 657
200 SusWrite 307 397
134% 603 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 4K Read 35.3 44.3
52.3 4K Write 114 157
30.6 4K Mixed 47.7 56.1
175% 65.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
440 DQ Read 526 591
213 DQ Write 500 540
205 DQ Mixed 453 475
356% 493 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
0GB free
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 557 570 251 209 206 171 MB/s
Read 902
Write 529
Mixed 653
SusWrite 327
134% 603 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 56.6
217% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 495
DQ Write 502
DQ Mixed 428
341% 475 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 557 567 497 229 120 120 MB/s
Read 900
Write 561
Mixed 662
SusWrite 348
138% 618 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 55.3
203% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 502
DQ Write 538
DQ Mixed 474
369% 505 MB/s
475GB free
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 541 544 481 238 167 121 MB/s
Read 881
Write 530
Mixed 636
SusWrite 349
133% 599 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 52.4
189% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 507
DQ Write 504
DQ Mixed 467
361% 493 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 475 244 227 283 114 MB/s
Read 824
Write 539
Mixed 633
SusWrite 305
128% 576 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 49.8
176% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 504
DQ Write 466
DQ Mixed 470
357% 480 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 411 143 233 120 7.2 MB/s
Read 754
Write 468
Mixed 590
SusWrite 230
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 43.2
156% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 537
DQ Mixed 472
368% 504 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 523 134 115 101 47 MB/s
Read 758
Write 531
Mixed 596
SusWrite 233
118% 530 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 42.8
154% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 503
DQ Write 538
DQ Mixed 468
367% 503 MB/s
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Typical 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 22,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,012

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