Average Bench: 169% (92nd of 1011)

Based on 25,566 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKNW512G8, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW51

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 69.3% 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 685MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 214MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 81.5%. 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 477MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 322MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,566 samples)
Min Avg Max
930 Read 1,248 1,378
753 Write 892 941
619 Mixed 808 878
101 SusWrite 477 880
191% 856 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32 4K Read 49.5 58.9
66.6 4K Write 121 170
37.9 4K Mixed 62.6 76.9
219% 77.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
314 DQ Read 322 335
308 DQ Write 685 860
125 DQ Mixed 214 222
245% 407 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 861 920 926 930 898 170 MB/s
Read 1,306
Write 929
Mixed 818
SusWrite 784
214% 959 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 64.5
221% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 639
DQ Mixed 220
242% 395 MB/s
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 902 895 866 882 868 853 MB/s
Read 1,294
Write 898
Mixed 841
SusWrite 878
219% 978 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 57.6
194% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 681
DQ Mixed 221
249% 411 MB/s
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 879 889 914 929 613 54 MB/s
Read 1215
Write 929
Mixed 809
SusWrite 713
205% 916 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 66.2
230% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 696
DQ Mixed 220
251% 417 MB/s
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 865 892 900 861 264 126 MB/s
Read 1,280
Write 943
Mixed 819
SusWrite 651
206% 923 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 62.4
216% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 692
DQ Mixed 220
250% 414 MB/s
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 867 900 695 57 91 93 MB/s
Read 1,221
Write 918
Mixed 792
SusWrite 450
189% 845 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 65.9
227% 79.8 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 682
DQ Mixed 219
248% 410 MB/s
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 787 771 772 862 836 300 MB/s
Read 1,172
Write 898
Mixed 816
SusWrite 721
202% 902 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 38.1
175% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 834
DQ Mixed 220
271% 460 MB/s
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 516 514 657 605 562 568 MB/s
Read 1,160
Write 841
Mixed 682
SusWrite 570
182% 813 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 52.2
165% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 678
DQ Mixed 221
248% 409 MB/s
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Typical 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 1,035 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Asus Zephyrus G GU502DU_GA502DU

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

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17 days ago.

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


Terrible

4 months ago.

Very slow after slc is used up


Terrible

10 days ago.

very slow


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