Average Bench: 36.3% (911th of 1016)

Based on 330 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD TS128C

Poor average bench

The Apple TS128C 121GB averaged 63.6% 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 Random Write Speed 38.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 13.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple TS128C 121GB is 24%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Apple TS128C 121GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 17.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 56.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 330 samples)
Min Avg Max
132 Read 180 212
87.9 Write 154 188
74.6 Mixed 129 191
65.2 SusWrite 142 186
34% 151 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.05 4K Read 13.2 18.2
13.6 4K Write 38.1 63.7
4.8 4K Mixed 15.4 27.7
59.9% 22.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.86 DQ Read 17.6 21.9
15.7 DQ Write 56.9 80.2
6.14 DQ Mixed 18.4 32.1
19.5% 31 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 153 164 180 172 188 MB/s
Read 190
Write 191
Mixed 111
SusWrite 165
37% 164 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 24.5
80% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 22.1
DQ Write 68.9
DQ Mixed 22
24% 37.7 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 113 110 106 108 108 MB/s
Read 174
Write 184
Mixed 105
SusWrite 109
32% 143 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 46.4
4K Mixed 25.1
82% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 20.2
DQ Write 61.5
DQ Mixed 28
25% 36.6 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 178 185 169 184 193 MB/s
Read 179
Write 156
Mixed 89
SusWrite 180
34% 151 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 18.5
63% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20.6
DQ Write 51.4
DQ Mixed 30.4
25% 34.1 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 97 93 92 128 132 MB/s
Read 189
Write 134
Mixed 95.3
SusWrite 110
30% 132 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 21.2
4K Mixed 24.4
66% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 20.1
DQ Write 59.2
DQ Mixed 29.5
26% 36.3 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 115 138 144 154 115 MB/s
Read 178
Write 167
Mixed 90
SusWrite 132
32% 142 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 30
4K Mixed 22.7
63% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 20.4
DQ Write 49.5
DQ Mixed 31.5
25% 33.8 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 102 115 115 161 179 MB/s
Read 163
Write 150
Mixed 67.6
SusWrite 131
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 21.4
4K Mixed 15.4
55% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 20.1
DQ Write 15.4
DQ Mixed 29
19% 21.5 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 133 101 121 113 165 MB/s
Read 94.1
Write 37.5
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 132
20% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 23.2
4K Mixed 21.4
58% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 9.2
DQ Write 30.8
DQ Mixed 19.3
15% 19.8 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 75 74 58 77 84 MB/s
Read 167
Write 96.2
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 72.3
23% 102 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 16.6
55% 20 MB/s
DQ Read 13.8
DQ Write 38.2
DQ Mixed 21.6
18% 24.5 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJAA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 100 128 128 145 156 MB/s
Read 152
Write 150
Mixed 113
SusWrite 124
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 7.5
4K Write 14.7
4K Mixed 14.7
38% 12.3 MB/s
DQ Read 18.6
DQ Write 61.8
DQ Mixed 27.8
25% 36.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,545,781 SSDs tested.

Typical TS128C 121GB Builds (Compare 69 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Apple MacBookAir4,2

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