Average Bench: 75.1% (485th of 1003)

Based on 184 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SD0256F

Good average bench

The Apple SD0256F 251GB averaged 24.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Apple SD0256F 251GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 539MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 419MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SD0256F 251GB is 48.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Apple SD0256F 251GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 15.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 41.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 184 samples)
Min Avg Max
429 Read 539 600
239 Write 419 528
217 Mixed 373 494
202 SusWrite 347 494
93.9% 419 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 18.4 33.4
19 4K Write 41.7 99.1
7.14 4K Mixed 15.8 27.9
70.1% 25.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 DQ Read 180 430
21.6 DQ Write 173 269
7.15 DQ Mixed 57.6 140
76% 137 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A222821
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 445 426 402 415 396 MB/s
Read 559
Write 519
Mixed 254
SusWrite 424
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 24.4
92% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 132
120% 185 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A222821
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 359 232 314 247 283 MB/s
Read 517
Write 437
Mixed 261
SusWrite 307
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 17.9
71% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 404
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 144
157% 267 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A222821
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 230 233 217 203 213 MB/s
Read 510
Write 312
Mixed 248
SusWrite 224
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 18
62% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 133
153% 267 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,792,509 SSDs tested.

Typical SD0256F 251GB Builds (Compare 220 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacBookPro11,1

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