Average Bench: 36.7% (919th of 1026)

Based on 390 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD TS128C

Poor average bench

The Apple TS128C 121GB averaged 63.2% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 16.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 38.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple TS128C 121GB is 24.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Apple TS128C 121GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 17.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 57.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 390 samples)
Min Avg Max
130 Read 179 213
91.9 Write 154 188
75.4 Mixed 125 189
70.6 SusWrite 143 185
33.8% 150 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.12 4K Read 13.2 18.3
13.8 4K Write 38.4 63.4
5.09 4K Mixed 16.2 27.8
61.1% 22.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 DQ Read 17.8 21.9
16.3 DQ Write 57.1 80
6.76 DQ Mixed 19.7 33
20.2% 31.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 155 174 140 121 MB/s
Read 170
Write 159
Mixed 106
SusWrite 145
32% 145 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 23.2
79% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 21.5
DQ Write 49.6
DQ Mixed 31.1
25% 34.1 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 162 174 164 152 175 MB/s
Read 169
Write 150
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 165
33% 146 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 41.3
4K Mixed 20.3
66% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 20.1
DQ Write 70.6
DQ Mixed 29.6
27% 40.1 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 96 126 88 155 176 MB/s
Read 141
Write 132
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 124
27% 121 MB/s
4K Read 7.1
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 13.5
39% 13.8 MB/s
DQ Read 18.6
DQ Write 73.3
DQ Mixed 35.9
30% 42.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,380,178 SSDs tested.

Typical TS128C 121GB Builds (Compare 82 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 18%

System: Apple MacBookAir4,2


Popular TS128C 121GB systems:

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