Average Bench: 205% (64th of 1016)

Based on 131 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM1024L

Outstanding average bench

The Apple SM1024L 1TB averaged 104.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Apple SM1024L 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 766MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,073MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM1024L 1TB is 90.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Apple SM1024L 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 131 samples)
Min Avg Max
952 Read 1,390 1,834
951 Write 1,259 1,597
682 Mixed 830 1,043
968 SusWrite 1,282 1,522
268% 1,190 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 22.6 31
23.9 4K Write 73.8 145
13.6 4K Mixed 30.9 42.9
113% 42.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
294 DQ Read 1,073 1,513
466 DQ Write 568 649
552 DQ Mixed 766 858
584% 802 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
795GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS5EA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1542 1586 1565 1551 1560 1561 MB/s
Read 1,764
Write 1,553
Mixed 924
SusWrite 1,561
326% 1,450 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 32.6
108% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,294
DQ Write 608
DQ Mixed 801
634% 901 MB/s
664GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS6AA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1415 1447 1446 1439 1429 1487 MB/s
Read 1,573
Write 1,431
Mixed 895
SusWrite 1,444
300% 1,336 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 39.6
4K Mixed 28.7
95% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1094
DQ Write 602
DQ Mixed 784
600% 827 MB/s
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1611 1638 1580 1512 1494 1589 MB/s
Read 1,275
Write 1,315
Mixed 975
SusWrite 1,571
290% 1,284 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 27.7
85% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 779
DQ Write 635
DQ Mixed 536
448% 650 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS5EA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1509 1435 1271 1001 1043 1329 MB/s
Read 996
Write 911
Mixed 737
SusWrite 1,265
220% 977 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 32.5
84% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,073
DQ Write 596
DQ Mixed 871
638% 847 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,545,781 SSDs tested.

Typical SM1024L 1TB Builds (Compare 343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Apple MacBookPro14,3

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