Average Bench: 155% (139th of 1058)

Based on 140,223 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKNW512G8, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW51

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 54.6% 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 Mixed IO Speed 232MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 581MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 111%. 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 294MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 327MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 140,223 samples)
Min Avg Max
849 Read 1,258 1,416
576 Write 850 935
475 Mixed 778 876
86.1 SusWrite 294 818
177% 795 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 4K Read 51.6 59.8
36.4 4K Write 113 172
24.5 4K Mixed 60.2 77.5
215% 74.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
291 DQ Read 327 335
83.4 DQ Write 581 851
74.5 DQ Mixed 232 343
239% 380 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: 881 887 892 892 900 901 MB/s
Read 1340
Write 933
Mixed 842
SusWrite 892
224% 1,002 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 68.1
237% 83.4 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 848
DQ Mixed 222
275% 468 MB/s
258GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 100 60 56 56 54 MB/s
Read 1455
Write 920
Mixed 873
SusWrite 116
186% 841 MB/s
4K Read 62.1
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 80.3
294% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 749
DQ Mixed 344
318% 475 MB/s
319GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 601 405 7 29 7.2 29 MB/s
Read 1,378
Write 929
Mixed 873
SusWrite 180
186% 840 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 76.2
270% 97.9 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 862
DQ Mixed 222
277% 471 MB/s
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 688 835 870 867 896 145 MB/s
Read 1,040
Write 916
Mixed 680
SusWrite 717
188% 838 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 58
193% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 565
DQ Mixed 215
228% 369 MB/s
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 763 573 807 403 70 54 MB/s
Read 1,053
Write 927
Mixed 649
SusWrite 445
172% 768 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 39.8
176% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 658
DQ Mixed 219
244% 401 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 301 120 15 7.8 87 MB/s
Read 1,384
Write 912
Mixed 729
SusWrite 98.2
172% 781 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 56.7
198% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 560
DQ Mixed 84.5
166% 327 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 140 55 36 9.7 72 MB/s
Read 1,364
Write 873
Mixed 846
SusWrite 90.3
176% 793 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 65.6
233% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 49.8
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 156
116% 147 MB/s
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Typical 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 3,689 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Asus Zephyrus G GU502DU_GA502DU

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $61

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8 months ago.

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


Excellent

15 months ago.

Very slow after slc is used up


Good

2 months ago.

Great budgetary nvme drive ; it has been a massive increase in speed compared to the hdd i was using . Would recommend getting a 1 tb version as with the size of recent games , that is what you'll be needing .


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