Average Bench: 52.6% (842nd of 1037)

Based on 18 user benchmarks.  Model: Apple APPLE SSD AP0256
Poor: 43%Average: 52.6% Great: 67%

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Average average bench

The Apple APPLE SSD AP0256 251GB averaged 47.3% 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 116MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 368MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple APPLE SSD AP0256 251GB is 23.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Apple APPLE SSD AP0256 251GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 79.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 26.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18 samples)
Min Avg Max
254 Read 323 482
115 Write 190 295
79.4 Mixed 216 347
112 SusWrite 269 476
55.8% 249 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.5 4K Read 12.1 20.6
5.5 4K Write 26.8 47.8
1 4K Mixed 12.5 20.9
48.6% 17.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
47.6 DQ Read 368 446
36.6 DQ Write 79.2 106
16.1 DQ Mixed 116 183
113% 188 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 31,586,626 SSDs tested.

Typical APPLE SSD AP0256 251GB Builds (Compare 17 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Apple MacBook8,1

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