Average Bench: 82.8% (285th of 956)

Based on 16 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0256F

Very good average bench

The Apple SM0256F 251GB averaged just 17.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Apple SM0256F 251GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 111MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 454MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0256F 251GB is 34.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Apple SM0256F 251GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 163MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 48MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16 samples)
Min Avg Max
318 Read 504 606
303 Write 454 585
302 Mixed 406 609
288 SusWrite 434 547
101% 450 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.33 4K Read 19.9 29.8
16.9 4K Write 48 85.7
11 4K Mixed 25 36.9
87.6% 31 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.31 DQ Read 243 437
27.7 DQ Write 163 250
10.2 DQ Mixed 111 218
107% 172 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM2JA1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 536 573 563 551 535 523 MB/s
Read 606
Write 533
Mixed 431
SusWrite 547
119% 529 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 28.9
91% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 433
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 215
194% 299 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,543,495 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0256F 251GB Builds (Compare 189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacBookPro11,1

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