Average Bench: 83.7% (381st of 1026)

Based on 221 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0512F

Very good average bench

The Apple SM0512F 500GB averaged just 16.2% 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 177MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 301MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0512F 500GB is 46%. 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 18.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 221 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 514 602
254 Write 457 561
277 Mixed 380 449
247 SusWrite 433 562
100% 446 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 18.5 32.9
15.1 4K Write 47.5 84.3
11.7 4K Mixed 23.5 43.2
83.3% 29.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
50.8 DQ Read 301 448
52.2 DQ Write 201 308
20.3 DQ Mixed 177 266
152% 226 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM2JA1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 431 397 423 430 358 MB/s
Read 549
Write 426
Mixed 387
SusWrite 412
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 30.4
85% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 195
149% 203 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,627,597 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0512F 500GB Builds (Compare 155 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Apple MacBookPro11,3

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

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