Average Bench: 46.6% (892nd of 1058)

Based on 48 user benchmarks.  Model: Apple APPLE SSD AP0256
Poor: 29%Average: 46.6% Great: 65%

Below average average bench

The Apple APPLE SSD AP0256 251GB averaged 53.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 142MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 333MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple APPLE SSD AP0256 251GB is 36.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Apple APPLE SSD AP0256 251GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 19.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 82.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 48 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.1 Read 291 608
33.7 Write 257 605
27.1 Mixed 225 516
51 SusWrite 247 578
57.4% 255 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.3 4K Read 11 18.3
4.5 4K Write 19.6 44.8
0.1 4K Mixed 11.4 19.8
41.7% 14 MB/s
Min Avg Max
44.8 DQ Read 333 442
37.1 DQ Write 82.9 153
90.6 DQ Mixed 142 182
121% 186 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,296,391 SSDs tested.

Typical APPLE SSD AP0256 251GB Builds (Compare 44 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Apple MacBook8,1

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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