Average Bench: 83.5% (349th of 1003)

Based on 92 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0512F

Very good average bench

The Apple SM0512F 500GB averaged just 16.5% 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 166MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 483MB/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 47.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 92 samples)
Min Avg Max
5.5 Read 505 605
274 Write 483 702
122 Mixed 388 577
124 SusWrite 442 568
102% 455 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.3 4K Read 17.9 34.8
0.6 4K Write 47.3 95.5
10.6 4K Mixed 23.7 45.7
82.5% 29.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 DQ Read 285 847
22.3 DQ Write 198 405
13.5 DQ Mixed 166 281
144% 216 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXZ33A0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 787 773 176 323 691 217 MB/s
Read 412
Write 702
Mixed 447
SusWrite 494
117% 514 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 28.1
4K Mixed 19.9
66% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 847
DQ Write 405
DQ Mixed 79.1
204% 444 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,196,494 SSDs tested.

Typical SM0512F 500GB Builds (Compare 88 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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