Average Bench: 159% (120th of 1040)

Based on 104,943 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKNW512G8, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW51

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 59.1% 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 Mixed IO Speed 224MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 630MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 108%. 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 316MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 327MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 104,943 samples)
Min Avg Max
935 Read 1,264 1,412
629 Write 867 935
577 Mixed 795 876
87.5 SusWrite 316 858
180% 810 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31 4K Read 50 60
51.8 4K Write 122 176
33.2 4K Mixed 62.4 78
220% 78 MB/s
Min Avg Max
320 DQ Read 327 335
140 DQ Write 630 854
81.2 DQ Mixed 224 341
243% 394 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 699 729 826 829 281 149 MB/s
Read 1,084
Write 831
Mixed 816
SusWrite 586
186% 829 MB/s
4K Read 54.8
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 71.4
258% 94.9 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 770
DQ Mixed 217
260% 438 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 56 37 9.7 65 55 MB/s
Read 1,379
Write 910
Mixed 860
SusWrite 107
180% 814 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 81
296% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 822
DQ Mixed 340
327% 498 MB/s
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 741 157 165 85 132 147 MB/s
Read 1,360
Write 907
Mixed 864
SusWrite 238
187% 842 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 71.5
251% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 819
DQ Mixed 220
269% 456 MB/s
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 793 838 231 61 57 58 MB/s
Read 1,272
Write 891
Mixed 845
SusWrite 339
186% 837 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 58.1
201% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 725
DQ Mixed 224
258% 428 MB/s
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Typical 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 2,777 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Asus Zephyrus G GU502DU_GA502DU

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $60

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22 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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7 months ago.

Very slow after slc is used up


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