Average Bench: 122% (161st of 1034)

Based on 38,356 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKKW256G7, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW25

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 21.9% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 284MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 483MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 141%. 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.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 187MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 306MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 38,356 samples)
Min Avg Max
560 Read 972 2,331
387 Write 555 804
359 Mixed 561 615
136 SusWrite 187 255
126% 569 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 4K Read 44 65
41.3 4K Write 106 150
18.1 4K Mixed 44.7 61.4
180% 64.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
263 DQ Read 306 765
144 DQ Write 483 558
39.6 DQ Mixed 284 332
246% 358 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 23 31 29 32 30 MB/s
Read 3,541
Write 37
Mixed 75
SusWrite 28.8
191% 920 MB/s
4K Read 431
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 4.7
660% 146 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 580 314 67 127 108 108 MB/s
Read 875
Write 565
Mixed 538
SusWrite 217
122% 549 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 51.3
192% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 533
DQ Mixed 99.9
162% 304 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,504,720 SSDs tested.


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Typical 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,256 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Nitro AN515-51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $147

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