Intel SSD DC P4600 NVMe PCIe Review: Low-Latency TLC Storage For The Data Center

Intel SSD DC P4600 - PCMark Storage Tests

We like PCMark 8's Storage 2.0 benchmark module for its real-world application measurement approach to testing. PCMark 8 offers a trace-based measurement of system response times under various scripted workloads of traditional client / desktop system operation. From simple application start-up performance, to data streaming from a drive in a game engine, and video and photo editing with Adobe applications, we feel comfortable that these tests reasonably illustrate the performance profile of SSDs in an end-user / consumer PC usage model, more so than a purely synthetic transfer test.

Futuremark's PCMark Storage 2.0




It would be uncommon for a drive like the Intel SSD DC P4600 to be used for the workloads that exist in this benchmark, but we figured some of you would be interested in the comparisons nonetheless. Here, the Intel SSD DC P4600 finishes toward the bottom of the group somewhere in between the Micron 9100 MAX and consumer-class Intel SSD 750. There is only a 2% spread separating the highest and lowest performers here, however. As a result, with the exception of the bandwidth test, the deltas aren't very dramatic.

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