Average Bench: 172% (83rd of 1003)

Based on 7,286 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKNW512G8, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW51

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 71.5% 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 706MB/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 87%. 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 511MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 325MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,286 samples)
Min Avg Max
853 Read 1,242 1,372
648 Write 882 942
593 Mixed 805 878
102 SusWrite 511 889
192% 860 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.4 4K Read 49.2 58.2
59.4 4K Write 121 173
39.3 4K Mixed 62.8 76.2
219% 77.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
313 DQ Read 325 334
334 DQ Write 706 863
195 DQ Mixed 214 222
249% 415 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 922 933 932 936 361 76 MB/s
Read 1,372
Write 933
Mixed 878
SusWrite 693
216% 969 MB/s
4K Read 57.3
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 73.4
261% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 831
DQ Mixed 221
272% 461 MB/s
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 774 782 842 856 854 853 MB/s
Read 1,200
Write 839
Mixed 759
SusWrite 827
203% 906 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 68.5
227% 82.3 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 695
DQ Mixed 217
249% 414 MB/s
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 866 920 913 795 464 56 MB/s
Read 1,356
Write 935
Mixed 868
SusWrite 669
214% 957 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 66.6
228% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 856
DQ Mixed 219
274% 468 MB/s
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 822 828 340 160 57 90 MB/s
Read 1,372
Write 853
Mixed 829
SusWrite 383
191% 859 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 66
226% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 747
DQ Mixed 218
258% 433 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 163 54 92 57 57 MB/s
Read 1341
Write 866
Mixed 827
SusWrite 107
174% 785 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 67.2
235% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 792
DQ Mixed 218
265% 448 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 92 56 58 71 54 MB/s
Read 1,320
Write 934
Mixed 668
SusWrite 95.7
167% 755 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 46.4
4K Mixed 40.8
154% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 55.7
DQ Mixed 156
124% 182 MB/s
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Typical 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 499 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

System: Asus Strix GL704GW_GL704GW

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 394% - Outstanding Total price: $64

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


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