Average Bench: 75.2% (501st of 1011)

Based on 188 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SD0256F

Good average bench

The Apple SD0256F 251GB averaged 24.8% 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 538MB/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 15.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 41.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 188 samples)
Min Avg Max
430 Read 538 600
239 Write 419 528
217 Mixed 370 494
203 SusWrite 352 493
94% 420 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 18.3 32.9
19 4K Write 41.6 99
7.15 4K Mixed 15.9 27.7
70.1% 25.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 DQ Read 185 429
21.6 DQ Write 175 269
7.18 DQ Mixed 59.4 140
77.7% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A222821
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 506 499 467 473 487 MB/s
Read 521
Write 433
Mixed 272
SusWrite 483
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 18.3
72% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 425
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 141
160% 277 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A223321
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 391 368 342 392 363 MB/s
Read 440
Write 363
Mixed 208
SusWrite 381
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 23.8
71% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 414
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 134
151% 262 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A222821
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 372 431 414 396 427 MB/s
Read 476
Write 436
Mixed 253
SusWrite 403
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 15.3
53% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 418
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 139
157% 272 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,664,733 SSDs tested.

Typical SD0256F 251GB Builds (Compare 233 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacBookPro11,1

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