Average Bench: 119% (178th of 1058)

Based on 54,347 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKKW256G7, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW25

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 19.4% 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 281MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 474MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 111%. 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 185MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 295MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 54,347 samples)
Min Avg Max
567 Read 954 2,071
310 Write 539 587
349 Mixed 555 612
130 SusWrite 185 222
124% 558 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 43 54.6
34.3 4K Write 103 148
19.3 4K Mixed 43.9 54
176% 63.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
267 DQ Read 295 354
95.9 DQ Write 474 558
40.1 DQ Mixed 281 330
242% 350 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 392 246 107 64 126 MB/s
Read 840
Write 580
Mixed 588
SusWrite 202
123% 553 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 49.2
174% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 553
DQ Mixed 169
199% 334 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 430 156 305 46 100 MB/s
Read 841
Write 581
Mixed 567
SusWrite 181
121% 542 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 48.4
171% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 239
231% 356 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 120 178 152 107 105 MB/s
Read 846
Write 566
Mixed 569
SusWrite 191
121% 543 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 45.7
157% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 524
DQ Mixed 327
269% 376 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 212 302 74 126 108 MB/s
Read 783
Write 586
Mixed 571
SusWrite 191
119% 533 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 45.3
163% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 519
DQ Mixed 323
267% 373 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 340 107 63 87 93 MB/s
Read 806
Write 585
Mixed 578
SusWrite 196
121% 541 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42.6
157% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 555
DQ Mixed 327
274% 387 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 413 85 106 104 61 MB/s
Read 832
Write 556
Mixed 586
SusWrite 202
121% 544 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 42.5
143% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 520
DQ Mixed 326
268% 375 MB/s
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Typical 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 6,575 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: 11% - Very poor Total price: $169

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