Average Bench: 207% (81st of 1058)

Based on 272 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM1024L

Outstanding average bench

The Apple SM1024L 1TB averaged 106.7% 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 768MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,102MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM1024L 1TB is 94.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Apple SM1024L 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 71.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 272 samples)
Min Avg Max
957 Read 1,419 1,885
912 Write 1,261 1,638
677 Mixed 828 1,047
935 SusWrite 1,279 1,541
269% 1,197 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 25 33.2
21.4 4K Write 71.1 148
13.7 4K Mixed 30.7 42.3
115% 42.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
589 DQ Read 1,102 1,514
424 DQ Write 565 641
530 DQ Mixed 768 859
588% 812 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
446GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS6AA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1352 1001 983 1578 1227 1193 MB/s
Read 1,742
Write 1,475
Mixed 881
SusWrite 1,222
298% 1,330 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 37.7
160% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 918
DQ Write 579
DQ Mixed 744
556% 747 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS5LA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1536 1389 1551 1490 1474 1494 MB/s
Read 1,397
Write 1,518
Mixed 790
SusWrite 1,489
293% 1,298 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 34.4
106% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 999
DQ Write 583
DQ Mixed 835
610% 806 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS5EA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1239 1185 1141 1515 1518 1347 MB/s
Read 1,204
Write 1,276
Mixed 807
SusWrite 1324
260% 1,152 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 44.4
143% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 928
DQ Write 535
DQ Mixed 718
538% 727 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1008 1328 1056 950 951 952 MB/s
Read 1097
Write 972
Mixed 715
SusWrite 1,041
215% 956 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 24
74% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,518
DQ Write 560
DQ Mixed 814
661% 964 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS6AA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 955 1075 1096 929 1083 968 MB/s
Read 1,152
Write 1,082
Mixed 749
SusWrite 1,018
225% 1,000 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 31.9
4K Mixed 24.4
83% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 786
578% 769 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,499,118 SSDs tested.

Typical SM1024L 1TB Builds (Compare 275 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacBookPro14,3

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