Average Bench: 161% (129th of 1058)

Based on 1,132 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0512G

Outstanding average bench

The Apple SM0512G PCIe 500GB averaged 61.2% 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 469MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,219MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0512G PCIe 500GB is 128%. 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 Write Speed 79.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,132 samples)
Min Avg Max
706 Read 1,219 1,527
472 Write 941 1,469
511 Mixed 732 944
374 SusWrite 854 1472
210% 937 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.6 4K Read 30.7 44.2
34.7 4K Write 79.8 132
20.1 4K Mixed 34.7 58.3
133% 48.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
273 DQ Read 561 633
166 DQ Write 328 417
196 DQ Mixed 469 577
342% 453 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW1SA0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 35 38 42 43 42 MB/s
Read 4,154
Write 39.5
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 38.5
224% 1,078 MB/s
4K Read 570
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 5.3
871% 192 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXZ13A0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1342 1446 1460 1423 1422 1380 MB/s
Read 1,538
Write 1,318
Mixed 966
SusWrite 1,412
294% 1,309 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 42.3
156% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 623
DQ Write 426
DQ Mixed 540
399% 530 MB/s
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW1SA0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 926 790 761 729 737 715 MB/s
Read 1,347
Write 838
Mixed 832
SusWrite 776
212% 948 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 34.9
146% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 632
DQ Write 388
DQ Mixed 549
398% 523 MB/s
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW1SA0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 641 806 808 824 861 825 MB/s
Read 1,248
Write 945
Mixed 694
SusWrite 794
206% 920 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 31.9
105% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 521
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 480
345% 448 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,171,174 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0512G PCIe 500GB Builds (Compare 228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Apple MacBookPro11,5

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