Average Bench: 120% (166th of 1040)

Based on 41,623 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKKW256G7, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW25

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 19.7% 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 279MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 486MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 94.7%. 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 184MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 284MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,623 samples)
Min Avg Max
553 Read 948 2,077
370 Write 534 587
330 Mixed 548 611
111 SusWrite 184 220
122% 553 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 44.7 51.7
26.1 4K Write 105 147
15.3 4K Mixed 43.4 53.6
179% 64.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
266 DQ Read 284 281
165 DQ Write 486 558
39.1 DQ Mixed 279 330
241% 349 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 583 294 64 55 124 90 MB/s
Read 873
Write 584
Mixed 591
SusWrite 202
125% 562 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 50.1
182% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 550
DQ Mixed 327
274% 386 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 131 171 239 53 98 MB/s
Read 863
Write 580
Mixed 602
SusWrite 168
123% 553 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 46.9
162% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 553
DQ Mixed 330
275% 387 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF107C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 143 277 91 100 64 MB/s
Read 816
Write 533
Mixed 558
SusWrite 189
116% 524 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 47.4
166% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 472
DQ Mixed 324
260% 358 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF107C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 519 306 109 109 126 108 MB/s
Read 798
Write 542
Mixed 578
SusWrite 213
119% 533 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 46.6
159% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 493
DQ Mixed 317
260% 363 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 205 204 61 97 82 MB/s
Read 851
Write 582
Mixed 582
SusWrite 188
122% 551 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 44.4
148% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 476
DQ Mixed 315
256% 356 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 187 166 226 107 73 MB/s
Read 797
Write 566
Mixed 571
SusWrite 176
117% 527 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 41.5
153% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 553
DQ Mixed 325
272% 385 MB/s
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Typical 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 4,915 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Nitro AN515-51

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

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