Average Bench: 83% (375th of 1011)

Based on 116 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0512F

Very good average bench

The Apple SM0512F 500GB averaged just 16.9% 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. Sequential Write Speed 479MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0512F 500GB is 37.8%. 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 46.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 116 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 507 600
349 Write 479 569
277 Mixed 386 446
258 SusWrite 439 532
102% 453 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.1 4K Read 17.6 28.2
11.6 4K Write 46.7 81
13.3 4K Mixed 23 35.2
80.8% 29.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.1 DQ Read 291 449
45 DQ Write 201 303
16.3 DQ Mixed 173 267
149% 222 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM2JA1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 507 483 506 514 498 MB/s
Read 571
Write 530
Mixed 408
SusWrite 496
113% 501 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 31.7
102% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 441
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 238
209% 317 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM2JA1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 369 379 338 356 360 MB/s
Read 337
Write 337
Mixed 285
SusWrite 356
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 17.3
84% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 224
159% 201 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,818,771 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0512F 500GB Builds (Compare 95 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
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System: Apple MacBookPro11,3

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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX Vega 56 $300Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
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