Average Bench: 115% (116th of 959)

Based on 18,534 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKKW256G7, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW25

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 14.8% 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 274MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 470MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 105%. 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 195MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 295MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,534 samples)
Min Avg Max
551 Read 876 1,658
449 Write 565 756
450 Mixed 569 612
155 SusWrite 195 287
122% 551 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 32.9 52.2
53.2 4K Write 107 155
24.2 4K Mixed 45.6 58.6
165% 61.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
213 DQ Read 295 649
131 DQ Write 470 557
38.9 DQ Mixed 274 329
238% 346 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF107C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 520 266 113 126 108 108 MB/s
Read 878
Write 553
Mixed 544
SusWrite 207
121% 545 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 50.2
181% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 524
DQ Mixed 316
264% 372 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 201 146 309 82 110 MB/s
Read 850
Write 540
Mixed 556
SusWrite 189
118% 534 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 48.4
175% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 516
DQ Mixed 320
264% 370 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 254 345 108 102 90 MB/s
Read 864
Write 566
Mixed 574
SusWrite 187
122% 548 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 46.7
162% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 42.9
107% 221 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 409 67 125 107 71 MB/s
Read 724
Write 517
Mixed 526
SusWrite 202
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 42.5
156% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 517
DQ Mixed 309
260% 369 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,162,958 SSDs tested.

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Typical 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 4,644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Acer Nitro AN515-51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $100

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