Average Bench: 175% (89th of 1011)

Based on 13,640 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKNW512G8, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW51

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 74.6% 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 697MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 212MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 96.9%. 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. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 323MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 527MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,640 samples)
Min Avg Max
859 Read 1,251 1,378
716 Write 887 943
599 Mixed 808 879
104 SusWrite 527 903
194% 868 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.3 4K Read 50.5 59.7
62.7 4K Write 126 177
36.5 4K Mixed 64.2 78.2
225% 80.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
309 DQ Read 323 335
265 DQ Write 697 861
166 DQ Mixed 212 222
246% 411 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 861 866 850 200 148 56 MB/s
Read 1,352
Write 937
Mixed 864
SusWrite 497
203% 913 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 65.7
224% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 696
DQ Mixed 218
249% 413 MB/s
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 786 890 780 225 92 56 MB/s
Read 1,311
Write 927
Mixed 862
SusWrite 472
199% 893 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 63.6
218% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 605
DQ Mixed 223
238% 386 MB/s
228GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 686 6.7 5.4 32 32 6.5 MB/s
Read 1,359
Write 932
Mixed 836
SusWrite 128
180% 814 MB/s
4K Read 57.2
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 74.5
264% 95.6 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 692
DQ Mixed 222
251% 415 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 776 56 54 58 55 55 MB/s
Read 1,277
Write 891
Mixed 861
SusWrite 176
178% 801 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 69.6
242% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 845
DQ Mixed 217
272% 465 MB/s
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 665 724 769 862 864 420 MB/s
Read 1,098
Write 865
Mixed 767
SusWrite 717
193% 862 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 52.8
184% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 478
DQ Mixed 220
217% 341 MB/s
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 816 528 54 145 145 MB/s
Read 1,341
Write 917
Mixed 833
SusWrite 358
192% 862 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 60.4
206% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 693
DQ Mixed 220
250% 414 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 910 902 65 56 57 56 MB/s
Read 1,229
Write 941
Mixed 806
SusWrite 341
185% 829 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 59.7
201% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 685
DQ Mixed 221
250% 413 MB/s
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Typical 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 539 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Asus Zephyrus G GU502DU_GA502DU

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $60

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18 days ago.

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


Terrible

1 month ago.

Very slow after slc is used up


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