Average Bench: 120% (147th of 1011)

Based on 33,971 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 283MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 487MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 106%. 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 190MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 294MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,971 samples)
Min Avg Max
560 Read 939 1,845
448 Write 561 667
425 Mixed 565 612
145 SusWrite 190 252
125% 564 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 4K Read 39.5 51.8
47.7 4K Write 108 155
25.6 4K Mixed 45.4 55.3
175% 64.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
247 DQ Read 294 410
171 DQ Write 487 557
40 DQ Mixed 283 330
245% 354 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 565 302 109 126 54 109 MB/s
Read 864
Write 579
Mixed 580
SusWrite 211
124% 559 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 49.2
164% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 539
DQ Mixed 327
271% 381 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 153 268 108 63 75 MB/s
Read 860
Write 564
Mixed 579
SusWrite 189
122% 548 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 46
163% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 539
DQ Mixed 322
269% 380 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 430 222 106 96 15 MB/s
Read 824
Write 565
Mixed 587
SusWrite 172
119% 537 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 45.9
162% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 553
DQ Mixed 118
174% 316 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 104 85 135 272 45 MB/s
Read 713
Write 458
Mixed 558
SusWrite 144
104% 468 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 44.5
160% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 529
DQ Mixed 315
264% 373 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF107C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 370 183 126 109 103 MB/s
Read 743
Write 517
Mixed 525
SusWrite 197
110% 495 MB/s
4K Read 8.6
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 25.4
108% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 504
DQ Mixed 321
264% 368 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,671 SSDs tested.

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Typical 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 9,913 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: 14% - Very poor Total price: $113

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