Average Bench: 186% (102nd of 1058)

Based on 2,138 user benchmarks.  Model: SSDPEMKF512G8 NVMe INTEL 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Ssdpemkf512g8 NVMe INTEL 512GB averaged 86.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Ssdpemkf512g8 NVMe INTEL 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 570MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,631MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ssdpemkf512g8 NVMe INTEL 512GB is 155%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Ssdpemkf512g8 NVMe INTEL 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 490MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 94.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,138 samples)
Min Avg Max
701 Read 1,631 2,376
466 Write 860 1,154
194 Mixed 842 1,169
270 SusWrite 490 588
212% 956 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 4K Read 48.8 64.3
35.2 4K Write 94.7 156
34.3 4K Mixed 62.1 87.8
204% 68.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
232 DQ Read 798 1,276
98.9 DQ Write 453 898
130 DQ Mixed 570 1,028
439% 607 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
393GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7003 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 676 552 566 559 569 569 MB/s
Read 1,554
Write 1,018
Mixed 323
SusWrite 582
192% 869 MB/s
4K Read 56.5
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 51.3
178% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 935
DQ Write 458
DQ Mixed 742
538% 711 MB/s
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7003 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 804 570 564 567 567 585 MB/s
Read 1,434
Write 1,008
Mixed 996
SusWrite 610
226% 1,012 MB/s
4K Read 59.1
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 52
183% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,009
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 770
508% 628 MB/s
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7004 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 524 521 522 477 287 MB/s
Read 816
Write 627
Mixed 674
SusWrite 468
145% 646 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 43.6
141% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 418
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 396
269% 334 MB/s
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7004 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 431 450 430 525 404 MB/s
Read 749
Write 547
Mixed 667
SusWrite 427
134% 598 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 42.5
155% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 447
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 283
206% 278 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7002 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 123 383 275 311 113 MB/s
Read 588
Write 467
Mixed 472
SusWrite 257
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 8.4
4K Mixed 9.8
45% 12.3 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 146
123% 178 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7004 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 246 381 765 709 284 MB/s
Read 58.6
Write 7.5
Mixed 46
SusWrite 400
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 5.9
11% 3.23 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,325,179 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe INTEL 512GB Builds (Compare 6,739 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 7590

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