Average Bench: 156% (107th of 1011)

Based on 767 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0512G

Outstanding average bench

The Apple SM0512G PCIe 500GB averaged 55.9% 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 314MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,355MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0512G PCIe 500GB is 87.6%. 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 64.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 27.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 767 samples)
Min Avg Max
931 Read 1,355 1,838
515 Write 980 1,450
609 Mixed 929 1,568
380 SusWrite 852 1,436
230% 1,029 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 23.2 34.2
22.4 4K Write 64.1 120
9.38 4K Mixed 27.2 44.4
104% 38.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.9 DQ Read 385 632
24.9 DQ Write 271 413
9.24 DQ Mixed 314 573
238% 324 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW1SA0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 730 420 440 445 432 433 MB/s
Read 1,262
Write 986
Mixed 758
SusWrite 483
194% 872 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 52.6
187% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 625
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 536
388% 508 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: BXW1PA0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 303 300 298 297 296 MB/s
Read 377
Write 294
Mixed 309
SusWrite 300
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 35.9
133% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 368
260% 331 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: BXW1PA0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 296 299 295 303 300 MB/s
Read 373
Write 292
Mixed 307
SusWrite 299
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 39.2
116% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 267
196% 256 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,081 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0512G PCIe 500GB Builds (Compare 449 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: Apple MacBookPro11,5

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