Average Bench: 162% (99th of 1011)

Based on 11 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0128L
Poor: 145%Average: 162% Great: 183%

Outstanding average bench

The Apple SM0128L 121GB averaged 61.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Apple SM0128L 121GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 451MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,305MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0128L 121GB is 38.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Apple SM0128L 121GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 52.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11 samples)
Min Avg Max
783 Read 1,321 1,678
676 Write 734 761
544 Mixed 645 770
591 SusWrite 709 760
190% 852 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.5 4K Read 22.5 30.6
15.3 4K Write 52.5 80.5
16.9 4K Mixed 28.6 36.4
98.6% 34.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
871 DQ Read 1,305 1413
279 DQ Write 284 286
427 DQ Mixed 451 474
420% 680 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7CA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 724 711 685 704 684 667 MB/s
Read 1,528
Write 759
Mixed 679
SusWrite 696
203% 915 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 28.1
98% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,381
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 469
438% 711 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7CA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 720 723 686 660 637 599 MB/s
Read 1,454
Write 752
Mixed 633
SusWrite 671
195% 878 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 26.4
101% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1384
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 471
439% 713 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7CA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 657 618 587 588 567 529 MB/s
Read 1,209
Write 710
Mixed 597
SusWrite 591
173% 777 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 23.7
94% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 1,318
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 462
426% 687 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7LA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 740 738 722 728 725 747 MB/s
Read 1,052
Write 761
Mixed 612
SusWrite 733
177% 790 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 16.9
68% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1413
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 436
426% 711 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,894,120 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0128L 121GB Builds (Compare 440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Apple iMac18,3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $200

Popular SM0128L 121GB systems:

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