Average Bench: 76.6% (507th of 1037)

Based on 232 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SD0256F

Good average bench

The Apple SD0256F 251GB averaged 23.4% 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 533MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 74MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SD0256F 251GB is 46.3%. 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 16.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 41.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 232 samples)
Min Avg Max
437 Read 533 598
243 Write 425 526
217 Mixed 349 493
215 SusWrite 381 499
94.5% 422 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 18 30.7
19.5 4K Write 41.6 94.2
7.32 4K Mixed 16.7 28.1
70.6% 25.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.8 DQ Read 225 432
22.4 DQ Write 189 269
7.4 DQ Mixed 74 143
91.6% 162 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A222821
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 332 330 334 313 316 MB/s
Read 581
Write 466
Mixed 224
SusWrite 340
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 30.4
124% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 425
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 144
162% 279 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A223321
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 469 540 511 490 475 MB/s
Read 542
Write 509
Mixed 261
SusWrite 489
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 30
4K Mixed 20.1
66% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 435
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 136
154% 268 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A222821
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 480 474 482 466 459 MB/s
Read 500
Write 481
Mixed 261
SusWrite 461
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 28.4
4K Mixed 19.6
62% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 435
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 136
157% 275 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,611,480 SSDs tested.

Typical SD0256F 251GB Builds (Compare 55 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Apple MacBookAir6,2

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