Average Bench: 57.4% (748th of 1003)

Based on 30 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SD128E
Poor: 38%Average: 57.4% Great: 73%

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Average average bench

The Apple SD128E 121GB averaged 42.6% 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 Read Speed 19.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 417MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SD128E 121GB is 34.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Apple SD128E 121GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 105MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 107MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30 samples)
Min Avg Max
318 Read 417 460
107 Write 228 317
153 Mixed 282 352
228 SusWrite 273 338
67% 300 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.1 4K Read 19.4 31.6
21.8 4K Write 49 98.1
5.73 4K Mixed 14.9 25.3
74.5% 27.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 DQ Read 105 295
11.7 DQ Write 107 159
0.9 DQ Mixed 38 138
47.3% 83.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
99GB free
Firmware: 1027AP
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 339 340 339 338 332 MB/s
Read 437
Write 300
Mixed 158
SusWrite 338
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 25.3
86% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1
DQ Write 11.7
DQ Mixed 0.9
2% 4.53 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1027AP
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 275 247 258 234 239 MB/s
Read 411
Write 298
Mixed 167
SusWrite 254
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 18.3
69% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 138
120% 184 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1027AP
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 250 239 225 198 192 MB/s
Read 366
Write 232
Mixed 153
SusWrite 228
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 21.1
70% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 117
109% 172 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1027AP Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 447
Write 230
Mixed 326
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 12.8
60% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 8.78
46% 104 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1027AP Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 438
Write 235
Mixed 302
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 23.4
4K Mixed 16.7
54% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 13.5
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 7.71
26% 53.6 MB/s
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1027AP Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 446
Write 236
Mixed 321
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 23.9
4K Mixed 6.43
40% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 11
DQ Write 22.2
DQ Mixed 44.9
26% 26 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,790,840 SSDs tested.

Typical SD128E 121GB Builds (Compare 93 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacBookPro10,2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $230

Popular SD128E 121GB systems:

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