Average Bench: 206% (73rd of 1040)

Based on 219 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM1024L

Outstanding average bench

The Apple SM1024L 1TB averaged 105.8% 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 764MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,094MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM1024L 1TB is 93.3%. 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 72.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 219 samples)
Min Avg Max
954 Read 1,411 1,850
913 Write 1,253 1,606
678 Mixed 825 1,044
925 SusWrite 1,267 1,525
267% 1,189 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.6 4K Read 25.3 32.7
24.6 4K Write 72.4 148
13.8 4K Mixed 30.8 42.4
116% 42.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
527 DQ Read 1,094 1,514
402 DQ Write 562 642
525 DQ Mixed 764 859
584% 807 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS5EA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1441 1532 1525 1523 1500 1462 MB/s
Read 1,706
Write 1,502
Mixed 911
SusWrite 1,497
315% 1404 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 30.4
100% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,110
DQ Write 560
DQ Mixed 848
626% 839 MB/s
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7LA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1498 1501 1478 1423 1444 1414 MB/s
Read 1,470
Write 1,405
Mixed 997
SusWrite 1,460
300% 1,333 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 35.1
121% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,207
DQ Write 585
DQ Mixed 901
668% 898 MB/s
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7LA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1027 945 857 805 980 1191 MB/s
Read 1,895
Write 1,388
Mixed 744
SusWrite 967
278% 1,248 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 36.8
124% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,018
DQ Write 403
DQ Mixed 702
522% 708 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7LA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1372 1400 1479 1333 1306 1173 MB/s
Read 1,546
Write 1,194
Mixed 768
SusWrite 1,344
272% 1,213 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 29.8
4K Mixed 24.3
75% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 612
DQ Write 485
DQ Mixed 561
416% 553 MB/s
237GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS5EA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1155 1151 1194 1096 1171 1121 MB/s
Read 1,360
Write 1,179
Mixed 740
SusWrite 1,148
248% 1,107 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 23.4
88% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,171
DQ Write 554
DQ Mixed 832
625% 852 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7CA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1414 1149 1123 1118 1178 1228 MB/s
Read 1,106
Write 1,048
Mixed 735
SusWrite 1,202
230% 1,023 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 15.3
78% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 1,319
DQ Write 610
DQ Mixed 773
624% 901 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,035,478 SSDs tested.

Typical SM1024L 1TB Builds (Compare 175 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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