Average Bench: 76.9% (297th of 929)

Based on 7 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0256F

Good average bench

The Apple SM0256F 251GB averaged 23.1% 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. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 460MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 496MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0256F 251GB is 29.1%. 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 Read Speed 118MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 118MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7 samples)
Min Avg Max
383 Read 496 605
303 Write 435 585
316 Mixed 460 609
103% 464 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.33 4K Read 20 29.3
22.1 4K Write 40.2 56.1
11 4K Mixed 23.3 36.7
81.5% 27.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.31 DQ Read 118 234
27.7 DQ Write 118 208
10.2 DQ Mixed 56.5 92.3
59.4% 97.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,167,681 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0256F 251GB Builds (Compare 20 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: Apple MacBookPro11,2

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Intel Core i7-8700K $317Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $123
Intel Core i5-8600K $239AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
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