Average Bench: 211% (79th of 1058)

Based on 81 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM2048L

Outstanding average bench

The Apple SM2048L 2TB averaged 111.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Apple SM2048L 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 780MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,091MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM2048L 2TB is 101%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Apple SM2048L 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 81 samples)
Min Avg Max
870 Read 1,461 1,899
884 Write 1,321 1,678
614 Mixed 899 1,126
784 SusWrite 1,315 1,526
281% 1,249 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 24.3 34.3
19.1 4K Write 72 140
12.5 4K Mixed 31 46.3
115% 42.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
666 DQ Read 1,091 1,511
407 DQ Write 588 676
559 DQ Mixed 780 894
596% 819 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7LA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1459 1518 1450 1343 1375 1330 MB/s
Read 1,645
Write 1,332
Mixed 986
SusWrite 1,413
302% 1,344 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 28.5
103% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,207
DQ Write 640
DQ Mixed 874
663% 907 MB/s
245GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7LA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1525 1475 1442 1366 1420 1421 MB/s
Read 1387
Write 1,461
Mixed 1,038
SusWrite 1,441
300% 1,332 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 28.9
120% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,303
DQ Write 651
DQ Mixed 957
716% 971 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS5EA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 926 979 957 1106 1426 1382 MB/s
Read 1650
Write 1311
Mixed 851
SusWrite 1,129
276% 1,235 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 49.5
162% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 694
DQ Write 449
DQ Mixed 566
424% 570 MB/s
639GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS6AA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1291 1351 1341 1319 1320 1335 MB/s
Read 1,587
Write 1,362
Mixed 866
SusWrite 1326
288% 1,285 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 36.2
4K Mixed 27.1
89% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 983
DQ Write 604
DQ Mixed 808
598% 798 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS6AA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 812 502 470 463 448 458 MB/s
Read 860
Write 906
Mixed 772
SusWrite 526
172% 766 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 35.7
4K Mixed 14.2
67% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 926
DQ Write 501
DQ Mixed 617
485% 681 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,046,523 SSDs tested.

Typical SM2048L 2TB Builds (Compare 288 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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