Average Bench: 162% (110th of 1026)

Based on 58,431 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKNW512G8, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW51

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 61.9% 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 205MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 643MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 109%. 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 382MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 323MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,431 samples)
Min Avg Max
908 Read 1,255 1,382
589 Write 864 940
586 Mixed 798 877
91.3 SusWrite 382 864
183% 825 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.9 4K Read 50.3 59.2
39 4K Write 119 172
27.7 4K Mixed 60.9 77.8
217% 76.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
311 DQ Read 323 335
65.6 DQ Write 643 858
75.3 DQ Mixed 205 222
235% 390 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
289GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 676 866 873 875 582 73 MB/s
Read 1,288
Write 876
Mixed 834
SusWrite 658
204% 914 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 68.9
242% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 691
DQ Mixed 219
249% 413 MB/s
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L02C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 790 761 834 778 774 360 MB/s
Read 1,200
Write 794
Mixed 687
SusWrite 716
190% 850 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 65.5
226% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 692
DQ Mixed 221
250% 414 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 866 908 924 916 75 57 MB/s
Read 1,344
Write 931
Mixed 854
SusWrite 624
209% 938 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 61.5
207% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 540
DQ Mixed 221
228% 365 MB/s
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 882 172 59 57 57 72 MB/s
Read 1,348
Write 920
Mixed 856
SusWrite 216
185% 835 MB/s
4K Read 57.2
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 73.8
261% 93.8 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 794
DQ Mixed 222
267% 450 MB/s
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 505 56 91 147 57 57 MB/s
Read 1,354
Write 929
Mixed 862
SusWrite 152
183% 824 MB/s
4K Read 56.2
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 73
256% 92 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 791
DQ Mixed 221
266% 447 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 738 880 888 354 160 57 MB/s
Read 991
Write 695
Mixed 727
SusWrite 513
164% 731 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 61.3
210% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 695
DQ Mixed 217
249% 412 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 319 57 59 58 60 MB/s
Read 1,357
Write 923
Mixed 851
SusWrite 113
180% 811 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 51.8
166% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 842
DQ Mixed 218
272% 463 MB/s
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Typical 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 2,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

System: Asus Zephyrus G GU502DU_GA502DU

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $73

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5 months ago.

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


Terrible

11 months ago.

Very slow after slc is used up


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