Average Bench: 84.7% (287th of 976)

Based on 23 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0256F

Very good average bench

The Apple SM0256F 251GB averaged just 15.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Apple SM0256F 251GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 136MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 287MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0256F 251GB is 37.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Apple SM0256F 251GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 177MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 51.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23 samples)
Min Avg Max
318 Read 512 606
289 Write 459 585
285 Mixed 389 609
288 SusWrite 425 547
100% 446 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.33 4K Read 20.1 29.8
16.9 4K Write 51.5 85.7
11 4K Mixed 25.3 36.9
90.1% 32.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.31 DQ Read 287 437
27.7 DQ Write 177 250
10.2 DQ Mixed 136 226
127% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,291,191 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0256F 251GB Builds (Compare 169 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacBookPro11,1

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