Average Bench: 206% (81st of 1058)

Based on 281 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM1024L

Outstanding average bench

The Apple SM1024L 1TB averaged 106.0% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 766MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,102MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM1024L 1TB is 95.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Apple SM1024L 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 281 samples)
Min Avg Max
954 Read 1,413 1,876
911 Write 1,258 1,633
674 Mixed 826 1,044
925 SusWrite 1,277 1548
268% 1,194 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 24.9 33.1
19.1 4K Write 70.6 148
13.4 4K Mixed 30.6 42.2
114% 42 MB/s
Min Avg Max
555 DQ Read 1,102 1,514
407 DQ Write 564 641
526 DQ Mixed 766 858
587% 811 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7CA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1433 1524 1618 1361 1523 1351 MB/s
Read 1,144
Write 1,134
Mixed 716
SusWrite 1,469
252% 1,116 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 33.9
115% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,533
DQ Write 599
DQ Mixed 781
653% 971 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS5EA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1144 1168 1170 1139 1077 1019 MB/s
Read 1,242
Write 1,161
Mixed 672
SusWrite 1,119
236% 1,049 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 35.1
118% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 590
DQ Write 463
DQ Mixed 608
432% 553 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS5LA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 622 565 545 580 604 487 MB/s
Read 980
Write 647
Mixed 611
SusWrite 567
157% 701 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 7.1
4K Mixed 9.8
39% 10.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,336,811 SSDs tested.

Typical SM1024L 1TB Builds (Compare 304 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 20%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 18%

System: Apple MacBookPro14,3


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