Average Bench: 82.6% (344th of 991)

Based on 47 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0512F

Very good average bench

The Apple SM0512F 500GB averaged just 17.3% 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 157MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 481MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0512F 500GB is 45.2%. 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 47.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 47 samples)
Min Avg Max
5.5 Read 494 601
274 Write 481 596
122 Mixed 395 577
124 SusWrite 425 515
101% 449 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.3 4K Read 18.1 34.8
0.6 4K Write 47.5 95.5
5.05 4K Mixed 23.8 45.7
83% 29.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 DQ Read 284 449
23.2 DQ Write 194 302
3.35 DQ Mixed 157 281
139% 212 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,089,043 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0512F 500GB Builds (Compare 69 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Apple MacBookPro11,3

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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