Average Bench: 120% (154th of 1021)

Based on 36,902 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKKW256G7, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW25

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 20.1% 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 275MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 467MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 120%. 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 186MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 292MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 36,902 samples)
Min Avg Max
539 Read 953 2,074
366 Write 549 590
256 Mixed 548 609
104 SusWrite 186 221
124% 559 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 4K Read 44.8 56.6
31.9 4K Write 104 151
18.2 4K Mixed 43.8 55
179% 64.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
267 DQ Read 292 313
99.6 DQ Write 467 557
39.9 DQ Mixed 275 330
238% 345 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 37 38 37 37 35 MB/s
Read 4,238
Write 39.3
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 36.5
228% 1,099 MB/s
4K Read 462
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 5.1
708% 157 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 238 266 66 55 109 MB/s
Read 882
Write 565
Mixed 576
SusWrite 184
122% 552 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 52.9
194% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 517
DQ Mixed 320
265% 372 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 385 72 54 116 54 MB/s
Read 848
Write 538
Mixed 558
SusWrite 177
118% 531 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 45.9
165% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 534
DQ Mixed 316
265% 376 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 195 331 77 96 127 MB/s
Read 883
Write 576
Mixed 606
SusWrite 203
126% 567 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 43
153% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 553
DQ Mixed 328
274% 387 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 374 247 173 108 99 MB/s
Read 513
Write 530
Mixed 478
SusWrite 176
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 41.2
155% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 445
DQ Mixed 314
251% 345 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 122 184 188 105 63 MB/s
Read 658
Write 520
Mixed 516
SusWrite 185
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 36.8
117% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 538
DQ Mixed 329
272% 381 MB/s
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Typical 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 12,308 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Acer Nitro AN515-51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $75

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