Average Bench: 82.8% (442nd of 1072)

Based on 287 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE SSD SM0512F

Very good average bench

The Apple SM0512F 500GB averaged just 17.1% 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 190MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 314MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple SM0512F 500GB is 39%. 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 42MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 287 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 513 597
310 Write 469 558
249 Mixed 375 454
241 SusWrite 438 544
101% 449 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 4K Read 17.3 23.8
17.1 4K Write 42 76.9
11.6 4K Mixed 22.8 33.2
77.6% 27.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
88.8 DQ Read 314 437
37.7 DQ Write 203 294
19.6 DQ Mixed 190 265
160% 236 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep 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 75,133,867 SSDs tested

Typical SM0512F 500GB Builds (Compare 63 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Apple MacBookPro11,3

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