Average Bench: 60.6% (778th of 1058)

Based on 139 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD TS128E

Above average average bench

The Apple TS128E 121GB averaged 39.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 89.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 419MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple TS128E 121GB is 47.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Apple TS128E 121GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 199MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 238MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 139 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 419 497
192 Write 238 262
209 Mixed 276 319
156 SusWrite 199 222
63.1% 283 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 19 38.5
18.5 4K Write 44.1 103
4.98 4K Mixed 19.3 49
76.9% 27.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 DQ Read 154 242
23.2 DQ Write 172 249
4.64 DQ Mixed 89.9 180
88% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: TQAABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 203 229 236 239 222 MB/s
Read 400
Write 262
Mixed 290
SusWrite 223
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 28.3
92% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 186
156% 226 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: TQAABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 180 202 212 211 211 MB/s
Read 324
Write 204
Mixed 248
SusWrite 205
55% 245 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 25.4
4K Mixed 16.2
50% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 168
143% 208 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: TQAABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 166 166 188 160 161 MB/s
Read 323
Write 218
Mixed 248
SusWrite 171
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 9.8
4K Mixed 13.5
52% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 48.2
DQ Mixed 81.7
76% 123 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: TQAABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 203 203 195 204 191 MB/s
Read 374
Write 244
Mixed 240
SusWrite 202
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 15.3
22% 6.07 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,963,822 SSDs tested.

Typical TS128E 121GB Builds (Compare 57 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Apple MacBookAir5,2

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