Average Bench: 83% (376th of 1011)

Based on 149 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0512F

Very good average bench

The Apple SM0512F 500GB averaged just 17.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Apple SM0512F 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 173MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 302MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0512F 500GB is 46.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Apple SM0512F 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 46.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 149 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 508 601
344 Write 474 572
275 Mixed 382 446
256 SusWrite 436 545
101% 450 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 17.8 30.6
11.5 4K Write 46.2 81.6
13.2 4K Mixed 23.1 38.4
81% 29 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.5 DQ Read 302 449
83.4 DQ Write 209 310
17.4 DQ Mixed 173 265
151% 228 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM2JA1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 479 469 477 470 466 MB/s
Read 465
Write 514
Mixed 349
SusWrite 459
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 22.3
87% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 18.7
53% 114 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,011 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0512F 500GB Builds (Compare 115 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Apple MacBookPro11,3

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