Average Bench: 77.1% (519th of 1058)

Based on 269 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SD0256F

Good average bench

The Apple SD0256F 251GB averaged 22.9% 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. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 82MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 527MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SD0256F 251GB is 43.3%. 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 17.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 42.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 269 samples)
Min Avg Max
384 Read 527 595
240 Write 420 525
211 Mixed 334 491
203 SusWrite 383 504
93.2% 416 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.3 4K Read 17.8 29.6
19.7 4K Write 42.3 91.4
7.38 4K Mixed 17.1 28.2
71.2% 25.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 DQ Read 247 432
23.6 DQ Write 195 269
7.64 DQ Mixed 82 143
99.2% 175 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A222821
SusWrite @10s intervals: 497 473 481 432 442 451 MB/s
Read 559
Write 507
Mixed 275
SusWrite 463
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 23.1
79% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 424
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 137
156% 271 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A223321
SusWrite @10s intervals: 495 447 502 532 510 509 MB/s
Read 518
Write 476
Mixed 258
SusWrite 499
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 28.6
4K Mixed 20.2
67% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 431
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 134
153% 267 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: A222821
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 173 162 151 156 138 MB/s
Read 353
Write 321
Mixed 215
SusWrite 176
60% 266 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 38.3
151% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 442
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 137
158% 278 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A223321
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 377 387 374 386 374 MB/s
Read 502
Write 407
Mixed 271
SusWrite 374
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 19.8
76% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 425
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 143
160% 276 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,296,391 SSDs tested.

Typical SD0256F 251GB Builds (Compare 127 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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