Average Bench: 163% (104th of 1016)

Based on 16 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0128L
Poor: 145%Average: 163% Great: 183%

Outstanding average bench

The Apple SM0128L 121GB averaged 63.1% 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 453MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,307MB/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 57.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16 samples)
Min Avg Max
783 Read 1,321 1,678
676 Write 741 766
544 Mixed 643 770
591 SusWrite 717 760
190% 856 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.5 4K Read 21.9 30.6
15.3 4K Write 57.2 96.1
16.9 4K Mixed 29.3 36.4
101% 36.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
871 DQ Read 1,307 1413
279 DQ Write 284 288
426 DQ Mixed 453 475
421% 681 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7CA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 720 730 722 744 742 720 MB/s
Read 1,483
Write 755
Mixed 653
SusWrite 730
201% 905 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 28.8
119% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,256
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 472
424% 670 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7CA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 731 740 723 746 745 742 MB/s
Read 1474
Write 758
Mixed 686
SusWrite 738
203% 914 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 31.7
111% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,264
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 474
426% 674 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS7CA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 762 743 756 766 769 732 MB/s
Read 1,146
Write 766
Mixed 568
SusWrite 755
180% 808 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 33.1
121% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,408
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 438
427% 712 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXS4LA0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 742 742 752 746 750 750 MB/s
Read 968
Write 736
Mixed 611
SusWrite 747
172% 766 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 29.2
84% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,257
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 426
402% 655 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,454,550 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0128L 121GB Builds (Compare 571 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Apple iMac18,3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $200

Popular SM0128L 121GB systems:

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