Intel SSD 760P Review: Higher Performance, Lower Cost NVMe Storage

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Intel SSD 760P - Summary And Verdict

Performance Summary: The new Intel SSD 760P series 512GB solid state drive we tested here performed relatively well throughout our tests. When queue depths were cranked-up or with sustained long sequential transfers, performance wasn’t quite on par with some higher-end NVMe SSDs, but that’s not where typical end-user desktop/mobile workloads reside. At lower queue depths and with the trace-based PCMark tests, the Intel SSD 760P is more competitive and is a major step up over the previous-gen Intel SSD 600P and it offers surprisingly good 4K random read performance as well.

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Intel SSD 760P Solid State Drives - Find Them At Amazon

The Intel SSD 760P didn’t burn up the benchmarks charts relative to some other, higher-end, more expensive NVMe PCIe SSDs, but it is still a major upgrade over a SATA-based solid state drive that’s faster than its previous-gen counterpart and lower-power too.

What may be more appealing to many of you is Intel's suggested pricing. The Intel SSD 760P series is being introduced at lower MSRPs than the SSD 600P series. The pricing for the initial line-up is as follows...
  • Intel SSD 760P 128GB - $74
  • Intel SSD 760P 256GB - $109
  • Intel SSD 760P 512GB - $199
The 512GB Intel SSD 760P series drive we tested for you here works out to about $.38 per gigabyte. That’s not too far off from SATA-based drives, and is well below other flagship NVMe-based offerings, though we have to mention that there are faster drives out there available for only slightly more money.

If you’re looking for the fastest NVMe-based M.2 solid state drive out there, the Intel SSD 760P may not be for you. If, however, you want to upgrade a mainstream desktop system or laptop that's chugging along on a SATA drive, or you just want to build an affordable system with modern features and strong performance, the Intel SSD 760P is certainly worthy of consideration.
  • Competitive Pricing
  • Decent Performance With Typical End-User Workloads
  • 5-Year Warranty
  • More Performance Available For Slightly More Money

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