Average Bench: 115% (188th of 1058)

Based on 50,658 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKKW256G7, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKKW25

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 15.2% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 277MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 471MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 60.7%. 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.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 185MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 290MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 50,658 samples)
Min Avg Max
571 Read 895 1,539
418 Write 546 586
452 Mixed 560 605
145 SusWrite 185 222
121% 547 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 36.7 39.4
50.8 4K Write 105 147
21.1 4K Mixed 44.2 54.1
168% 62.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
268 DQ Read 290 281
150 DQ Write 471 556
39.4 DQ Mixed 277 331
239% 346 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L08C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 269 275 282 172 319 MB/s
Read 2,115
Write 1,104
Mixed 1,077
SusWrite 291
253% 1,146 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 61.6
203% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 440
DQ Write 387
DQ Mixed 404
305% 410 MB/s
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 271 276 112 109 108 MB/s
Read 890
Write 560
Mixed 563
SusWrite 192
122% 551 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 51.7
194% 77 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 537
DQ Mixed 320
268% 379 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 138 105 260 160 108 MB/s
Read 882
Write 568
Mixed 579
SusWrite 180
123% 552 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 52.1
189% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 318
269% 383 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,561,048 SSDs tested.


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Typical 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 7,414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 7%
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Desktop 65%
Workstation 6%
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System: Acer Nitro AN515-51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $130

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