Average Bench: 240% (40th of 1011)

Based on 7,019 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKNW020T8, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW02

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 140.0% 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 314MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 798MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 126%. 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 143MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,020MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 7,019 samples)
Min Avg Max
816 Read 1,406 1,530
628 Write 1,400 1,674
752 Mixed 1,020 1,125
331 SusWrite 1,124 1,631
278% 1,238 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.8 4K Read 53 61.6
79.5 4K Write 143 198
47.2 4K Mixed 72.9 87.5
250% 89.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
527 DQ Read 901 989
372 DQ Write 798 924
267 DQ Mixed 314 326
382% 671 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: 1604 1646 1656 1658 1677 1679 MB/s
Read 1,435
Write 1683
Mixed 1,110
SusWrite 1,654
332% 1,471 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 80.1
272% 97.9 MB/s
DQ Read 958
DQ Write 907
DQ Mixed 321
409% 729 MB/s
543GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1583 1606 1497 1498 948 162 MB/s
Read 1,527
Write 1,642
Mixed 1,120
SusWrite 1,216
310% 1,376 MB/s
4K Read 63.4
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 91.1
323% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 949
DQ Write 924
DQ Mixed 321
410% 731 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 971 1297 1538 1605 1608 1611 MB/s
Read 1,510
Write 1,597
Mixed 1,095
SusWrite 1,438
318% 1,410 MB/s
4K Read 53.8
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 75.2
255% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 883
DQ Write 919
DQ Mixed 317
400% 706 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1364 1167 1197 1237 1399 1484 MB/s
Read 1,457
Write 1,393
Mixed 1,058
SusWrite 1308
294% 1,304 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 67.3
234% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 851
DQ Write 695
DQ Mixed 322
364% 623 MB/s
590GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1397 152 217 43 35 16 MB/s
Read 1,493
Write 1600
Mixed 1,103
SusWrite 310
252% 1,126 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 71.5
240% 84.5 MB/s
DQ Read 899
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 322
396% 697 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 34 22 23 160 822 MB/s
Read 1,502
Write 1,596
Mixed 1108
SusWrite 184
245% 1,098 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 72.3
254% 92.1 MB/s
DQ Read 953
DQ Write 889
DQ Mixed 75.9
289% 639 MB/s
680GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 586 873 159 298 162 163 MB/s
Read 1,462
Write 1,453
Mixed 1,012
SusWrite 374
240% 1,075 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 68.9
227% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 835
DQ Write 670
DQ Mixed 323
359% 609 MB/s
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Desktop 120%
Workstation 110%

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $180

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25 days 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. ;-)


20 days ago.

At realworld avg user usage no one will know the difference with samsung ssd


6 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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8 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.


1 month 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.


3 months ago.

Great value and performance for an NVME.

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