Average Bench: 169% (98th of 1016)

Based on 36,138 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKNW512G8, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW51

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 68.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 674MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 209MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 93.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 470MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 322MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 36,138 samples)
Min Avg Max
950 Read 1,247 1,377
678 Write 878 942
604 Mixed 803 877
101 SusWrite 470 888
189% 849 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.6 4K Read 49.8 59.2
52.3 4K Write 120 170
37 4K Mixed 62.6 77.3
219% 77.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
292 DQ Read 322 335
258 DQ Write 674 859
83.2 DQ Mixed 209 222
241% 401 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 895 905 865 105 110 54 MB/s
Read 1,365
Write 929
Mixed 873
SusWrite 489
204% 914 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 76.4
272% 98.9 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 847
DQ Mixed 219
273% 464 MB/s
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 75 57 58 59 59 MB/s
Read 1,380
Write 930
Mixed 876
SusWrite 123
183% 827 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 78.7
280% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 851
DQ Mixed 218
274% 468 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 75 56 56 58 58 MB/s
Read 1,357
Write 912
Mixed 870
SusWrite 116
180% 814 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 71.3
252% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 822
DQ Mixed 219
269% 457 MB/s
217GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 728 56 56 77 56 58 MB/s
Read 1,354
Write 926
Mixed 870
SusWrite 172
184% 830 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 66.1
228% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 837
DQ Mixed 222
273% 463 MB/s
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 198 58 64 81 26 MB/s
Read 1,345
Write 922
Mixed 867
SusWrite 85.9
178% 805 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 73.8
267% 98 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 452
DQ Mixed 86
150% 289 MB/s
221GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 140 55 57 55 60 MB/s
Read 1,307
Write 870
Mixed 794
SusWrite 115
171% 771 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 66.5
231% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 687
DQ Mixed 219
249% 413 MB/s
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 743 693 689 559 663 709 MB/s
Read 541
Write 838
Mixed 743
SusWrite 676
159% 699 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 60.1
205% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 281
230% 326 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 126 57 56 58 57 MB/s
Read 1,291
Write 887
Mixed 816
SusWrite 117
172% 778 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 53.2
179% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 586
DQ Mixed 219
234% 380 MB/s
236GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 664 590 55 144 126 56 MB/s
Read 911
Write 700
Mixed 695
SusWrite 272
144% 645 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 52.9
4K Mixed 21.3
81% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 218
161% 214 MB/s
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Typical 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 2,830 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: Asus TUF Gaming FX505DT_FX505DT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $60

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23 days ago.

Drive performs just fine for regular use. It is a bit slow on dealing with larger files (over 10GB)


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6 months ago.

Very slow after slc is used up


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