Average Bench: 116% (198th of 1072)

Based on 58,154 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKKW256G7, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW25

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 15.6% 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 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 283MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 473MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 77.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 188MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 298MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,154 samples)
Min Avg Max
565 Read 899 1,599
366 Write 550 591
399 Mixed 562 612
138 SusWrite 188 248
122% 550 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 35.5 48.7
39.4 4K Write 107 154
18 4K Mixed 44.5 54.8
167% 62.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
266 DQ Read 298 492
132 DQ Write 473 557
39.4 DQ Mixed 283 330
243% 351 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 515 25 320 63 54 53 MB/s
Read 889
Write 580
Mixed 566
SusWrite 172
122% 552 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 58.4
229% 94.2 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 320
270% 384 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 196 294 85 106 108 MB/s
Read 900
Write 568
Mixed 602
SusWrite 199
126% 567 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 57
221% 90.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 533
DQ Mixed 324
269% 377 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 577 305 107 107 104 86 MB/s
Read 798
Write 531
Mixed 550
SusWrite 214
116% 523 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 42.2
184% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 515
DQ Mixed 304
257% 366 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 218 251 245 103 69 MB/s
Read 867
Write 585
Mixed 596
SusWrite 180
124% 557 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 49.1
180% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 447
DQ Mixed 39.8
121% 255 MB/s
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Typical 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,807 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Nitro AN515-51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 26% - Poor Total price: $49

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