Average Bench: 234% (48th of 1021)

Based on 14,740 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDPEKNW020T8, NVMe INTEL SSDPEKNW02

Outstanding average bench

The Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 134.0% 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 316MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 792MB/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 141MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 1,008MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 14,740 samples)
Min Avg Max
960 Read 1,435 1,537
721 Write 1,434 1,693
846 Mixed 1,035 1,125
309 SusWrite 1,008 1,599
276% 1,228 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39 4K Read 54 61.9
61.8 4K Write 141 199
48.1 4K Mixed 72.3 86.9
249% 89.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
699 DQ Read 919 989
144 DQ Write 792 925
241 DQ Mixed 316 326
384% 675 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1572 1581 1606 1607 1605 1604 MB/s
Read 1,527
Write 1,723
Mixed 1,126
SusWrite 1,596
337% 1,493 MB/s
4K Read 62.8
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 90.4
322% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 950
DQ Write 919
DQ Mixed 323
411% 731 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1377 1377 1382 1382 1376 1382 MB/s
Read 1,539
Write 1,426
Mixed 1069
SusWrite 1,379
304% 1,353 MB/s
4K Read 59.6
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 82.2
282% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 972
DQ Write 824
DQ Mixed 324
399% 706 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1463 1454 1466 1477 1484 1580 MB/s
Read 1,502
Write 1,564
Mixed 1,097
SusWrite 1,487
318% 1,413 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 72.9
247% 87.1 MB/s
DQ Read 972
DQ Write 891
DQ Mixed 318
407% 727 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1351 1350 1361 1362 1360 1361 MB/s
Read 1509
Write 1,344
Mixed 1,042
SusWrite 1,358
295% 1,313 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 80
274% 98.4 MB/s
DQ Read 965
DQ Write 796
DQ Mixed 322
393% 694 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1554 1568 1657 1596 345 159 MB/s
Read 1,508
Write 1,647
Mixed 1,099
SusWrite 1,146
304% 1,350 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 84.2
296% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 971
DQ Write 912
DQ Mixed 326
413% 736 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1360 1358 1357 1401 1395 1392 MB/s
Read 1,491
Write 1,563
Mixed 1,094
SusWrite 1,377
311% 1,381 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 72.6
246% 88 MB/s
DQ Read 790
DQ Write 916
DQ Mixed 324
391% 677 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1098 1096 1116 1120 1122 1098 MB/s
Read 1,311
Write 1,154
Mixed 893
SusWrite 1,108
251% 1,117 MB/s
4K Read 59.6
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 89.3
308% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 959
DQ Write 902
DQ Mixed 319
407% 727 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1118 813 159 296 162 301 MB/s
Read 1,448
Write 1,483
Mixed 1,050
SusWrite 475
249% 1,114 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 63.2
209% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 861
DQ Write 575
DQ Mixed 325
348% 587 MB/s
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Gaming 104%
Desktop 114%
Workstation 106%

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $230

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6 months ago.

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


6 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. ;-)


12 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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14 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.


7 months 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.


9 months ago.

Great value and performance for an NVME.

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