Average Bench: 120% (148th of 1011)

Based on 30,140 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKKW256G7, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW25

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 19.6% 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 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 122%. 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 196MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 312MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,140 samples)
Min Avg Max
567 Read 933 2,016
444 Write 574 969
418 Mixed 575 855
153 SusWrite 196 298
126% 570 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 35.9 61.5
56.9 4K Write 111 161
22.8 4K Mixed 46.4 74.1
172% 64.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
260 DQ Read 312 808
139 DQ Write 483 564
39.4 DQ Mixed 284 367
247% 359 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 309 279 106 108 108 MB/s
Read 886
Write 563
Mixed 601
SusWrite 201
125% 563 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 51.7
187% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 541
DQ Mixed 328
272% 382 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 579 294 108 107 116 74 MB/s
Read 888
Write 579
Mixed 576
SusWrite 213
125% 564 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 50.2
182% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 534
DQ Mixed 317
266% 376 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 251 242 108 79 108 MB/s
Read 883
Write 563
Mixed 599
SusWrite 207
125% 563 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 49.2
175% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 368
DQ Mixed 38.9
108% 228 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 238 117 294 108 108 MB/s
Read 817
Write 448
Mixed 546
SusWrite 189
111% 500 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 44.5
157% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 535
DQ Mixed 315
265% 376 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,918 SSDs tested.

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Typical 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 8,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

System: Acer Nitro AN515-51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $34

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