Average Bench: 224% (50th of 1011)

Based on 17,639 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKNW010T8, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW01

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 124.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 266MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 791MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 110%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 136MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 610MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,639 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,047 Read 1,404 1,477
845 Write 1,388 1,592
847 Mixed 1,021 1,094
215 SusWrite 1,016 1,524
271% 1,207 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.4 4K Read 54.2 61
60.5 4K Write 136 185
40.3 4K Mixed 69.5 83.3
243% 86.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
498 DQ Read 610 638
287 DQ Write 791 917
248 DQ Mixed 266 273
322% 556 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
597GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1407 1423 1427 1425 1434 1130 MB/s
Read 1,469
Write 1,559
Mixed 1085
SusWrite 1,374
309% 1,372 MB/s
4K Read 55.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 73.7
251% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 637
DQ Write 897
DQ Mixed 269
343% 601 MB/s
737GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1401 1409 1414 1408 1366 514 MB/s
Read 1,458
Write 1,525
Mixed 1,070
SusWrite 1,252
298% 1,326 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 66.3
222% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 622
DQ Write 657
DQ Mixed 268
304% 515 MB/s
764GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1111 1123 1119 1176 1136 917 MB/s
Read 1,335
Write 1,099
Mixed 970
SusWrite 1097
253% 1,125 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 44.3
175% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 629
DQ Write 912
DQ Mixed 268
343% 603 MB/s
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1385 910 103 446 103 94 MB/s
Read 1442
Write 1,509
Mixed 1,067
SusWrite 507
254% 1,131 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 74.9
253% 91.4 MB/s
DQ Read 624
DQ Write 914
DQ Mixed 271
344% 603 MB/s
755GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 977 1229 1187 617 98 MB/s
Read 1,384
Write 1,394
Mixed 1,034
SusWrite 754
256% 1,141 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 42.2
139% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 627
DQ Write 916
DQ Mixed 272
346% 605 MB/s
474GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 654 519 657 275 133 218 MB/s
Read 731
Write 656
Mixed 602
SusWrite 409
135% 600 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 72.3
248% 87.2 MB/s
DQ Read 636
DQ Write 553
DQ Mixed 270
291% 486 MB/s
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Typical 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 21,673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $586

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1 month ago.

So much faster than my Samsung EVO's on SATA. I guess the PCIe bus is the difference.


Excellent

3 months ago.

An absolute monster for the price and performance considered!


Good

2 months ago.

Decent pricing for a speedy 1TB SSD, Only drive needed for a gaming pc.


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