Average Bench: 247% (38th of 1011)

Based on 5,607 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKNW020T8, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW02

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 147.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 318MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 826MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 128%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 147MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,036MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,607 samples)
Min Avg Max
984 Read 1,425 1,532
803 Write 1,448 1,693
814 Mixed 1,036 1,125
360 SusWrite 1,201 1,651
287% 1,277 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.9 4K Read 53.5 61.3
83.5 4K Write 147 197
50 4K Mixed 73.5 87.1
253% 91.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
704 DQ Read 910 988
519 DQ Write 826 925
303 DQ Mixed 318 325
389% 685 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1682 1679 1666 1699 1700 1701 MB/s
Read 1,517
Write 1,663
Mixed 1,118
SusWrite 1,688
338% 1,496 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 81.7
282% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 860
DQ Write 920
DQ Mixed 321
398% 700 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1640 1656 1681 1697 1700 1687 MB/s
Read 1,519
Write 1,688
Mixed 1,119
SusWrite 1,677
339% 1,501 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 81.9
284% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 815
DQ Write 912
DQ Mixed 322
392% 683 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1116 1498 1638 1668 1663 1664 MB/s
Read 1,537
Write 1644
Mixed 1,122
SusWrite 1,541
329% 1,461 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 76.9
260% 92.8 MB/s
DQ Read 990
DQ Write 916
DQ Mixed 324
416% 743 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1459 1487 1487 1483 1251 162 MB/s
Read 1,526
Write 1,509
Mixed 1,074
SusWrite 1,221
300% 1,333 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 75.9
259% 92.6 MB/s
DQ Read 977
DQ Write 883
DQ Mixed 320
407% 727 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1133 1535 1488 1306 1192 1074 MB/s
Read 1,461
Write 1,481
Mixed 1,036
SusWrite 1,288
296% 1,316 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 62.4
210% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 801
DQ Write 704
DQ Mixed 312
354% 606 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 646 1168 1458 1405 1397 1392 MB/s
Read 1,336
Write 1350
Mixed 978
SusWrite 1,244
276% 1,227 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 66.6
221% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 434
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 188
195% 322 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 556 490 499 513 512 521 MB/s
Read 1,521
Write 1,604
Mixed 1,100
SusWrite 515
266% 1185 MB/s
4K Read 54.6
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 74.9
253% 90 MB/s
DQ Read 937
DQ Write 912
DQ Mixed 321
407% 723 MB/s
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Desktop 122%
Workstation 112%

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $196

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9 months ago.

Fantastic m2 2TB from intel. For ordinary/high end consumers this is a good buy performance vs price and storage capacity. Note..: that if you copy a huge file such as steam with 800gb of games to this m2 then in the start the transfer speed is huge, but then it drop after a while... it have something to do with cache and many more advanced things that i cannot explain... HOWEVER how often do you really transfer example 800GB from one drive to another ?? .. well litterly never.. so does this really matter.... NO For ordinary and high end usage on a consumer pc this m2 is really good and have high speeds in gaming, and example runs windows 10 perfect and fast. I can higly recommend this m2 for the lower price and its have great performance for your games and software ect. YES its a bit slower than the populare and expensive samsung m2's but you will actual barly notise it... ( i know since i have a 256gb samsung 860 that run with 3200mb/s speed vs the intels 1900m/s in benchmark test... But in games and loading times of windows i dont really see any important difference ). The thing is when you compare hardware and such, then yes maybe it can transfer some data faster, but when it come down to "reality" and example loading a game or running software then the super fast samsung and the slower intel m2 actual perform much the same. I highly recommend this intel m2, its like 4-5 times faster than an SSD, and it operate at about 1900mb/s at max speed. For gaming and ordinary tast this is fantastic and you get 2tb of data and speed for like 40% cheaper than other m2's out there. whats not to like. ;-)


5 months ago.

Priced at 200 USD, this 2TB NVMe TLC SSD offers pretty much bigger storage capacity and faster than SATA SSD while being priced lower than nearly every 2TB SSD (mostly SATA) on the market. In my thought, this SSD is pure bargain to get if you choose to opt for high-capacity SSD instead of high-capacity HDD for reliability or speed reasons.

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7 months ago.

Good speed, even faster with small files than samsung 960 evo. It is the cheapest 2TB SSD in Lithuania. So why buy sata ssd when you can have this for lower price. Intel provides 5 year waranty for Intel 660p ssd.


12 days ago.

Pretty much offered the highest value for capacity ever SSD. Has a fast NVMe interface and very high (2TB) capacity for like 200 USD. But because majority of this SSD's speed relies on caching, you may experience HDD-like read/write speed when the file transfer exceeds cache size.


2 months ago.

Great value and performance for an NVME.

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