Average Bench: 155% (106th of 1011)

Based on 743 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0512G

Outstanding average bench

The Apple SM0512G PCIe 500GB averaged 55.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Apple SM0512G PCIe 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 378MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,285MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0512G PCIe 500GB is 88.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Apple SM0512G PCIe 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 71.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 743 samples)
Min Avg Max
862 Read 1,285 1,724
491 Write 966 1,438
593 Mixed 846 1,443
377 SusWrite 840 1,432
220% 984 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 24 36.7
25 4K Write 71.3 126
10.5 4K Mixed 29.8 48.5
112% 41.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 DQ Read 451 632
33.2 DQ Write 293 415
10.7 DQ Mixed 378 576
280% 374 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
171GB free
Firmware: BXW1SA0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1152 922 732 649 645 622 MB/s
Read 1,558
Write 1,456
Mixed 965
SusWrite 787
267% 1,192 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 64.1
234% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 633
DQ Write 413
DQ Mixed 586
420% 544 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXZ13A0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 991 948 936 934 924 930 MB/s
Read 979
Write 892
Mixed 730
SusWrite 944
200% 886 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 20.5
82% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 619
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 507
369% 487 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW1SA0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 492 465 410 436 439 441 MB/s
Read 1,187
Write 563
Mixed 700
SusWrite 447
161% 724 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 29.2
119% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 632
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 405
309% 429 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: BXW1PA0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 310 311 313 314 314 MB/s
Read 380
Write 313
Mixed 312
SusWrite 312
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 48.5
162% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 367
261% 333 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,132,121 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0512G PCIe 500GB Builds (Compare 474 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: Apple MacBookPro11,5

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