Average Bench: 119% (152nd of 1016)

Based on 35,112 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKKW256G7, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW25

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 19.3% 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 270MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 468MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 108%. 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 194MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 306MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,112 samples)
Min Avg Max
600 Read 935 1,838
461 Write 574 881
446 Mixed 574 708
151 SusWrite 194 281
126% 569 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 35.4 62.6
55.7 4K Write 112 159
22.9 4K Mixed 46.7 59
173% 64.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
197 DQ Read 306 804
118 DQ Write 468 558
38.8 DQ Mixed 270 332
237% 348 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 28 27 29 24 33 MB/s
Read 1,836
Write 22.7
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 27.8
101% 486 MB/s
4K Read 335
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 3.7
513% 113 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 392 43 101 108 108 MB/s
Read 890
Write 583
Mixed 619
SusWrite 200
127% 573 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 54.8
206% 82.3 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 549
DQ Mixed 332
276% 387 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 517 179 187 109 109 126 MB/s
Read 885
Write 557
Mixed 598
SusWrite 204
125% 561 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 54
204% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 530
DQ Mixed 321
267% 376 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 456 54 108 109 95 MB/s
Read 892
Write 584
Mixed 612
SusWrite 208
128% 574 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 53.5
194% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 369
DQ Mixed 39.3
109% 228 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 96 107 310 108 125 MB/s
Read 878
Write 581
Mixed 587
SusWrite 181
124% 556 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 49.1
173% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 541
DQ Mixed 317
267% 378 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 51 325 82 100 42 MB/s
Read 861
Write 556
Mixed 590
SusWrite 175
121% 546 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 44.3
152% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 533
DQ Mixed 325
270% 379 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 559 324 104 124 109 55 MB/s
Read 834
Write 564
Mixed 585
SusWrite 212
122% 549 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 41.2
138% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 436
DQ Mixed 313
250% 343 MB/s
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Typical 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 10,482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

System: Acer Nitro AN515-51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $90

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