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Apple SSD AP1024

The Apple SSD AP1024 is a built-in NVMe class SSD found in several Apple computers including the 15-inch MB Pro (2019). As it is permanently attached to the computer's motherboard, the 1 TB drive is non-removable. The AP1024 makes use of hardware encryption the Apple T2 chip is responsible for.

The drive's performance is mid-range to high-end as of H2 2019 and H1 2020. It is assumed the AP1024 is connected via four PCI-Express 3.0 lanes with theoretical throughput of up to 3.9 GB/s.

Apple sources SSDs from several OEMs including Samsung, Toshiba/Kioxia, Sandisk. To figure out the exact spec of a AP1024, please use HWINFO or a similar app.

Here is our opinion on the product:

.... Thanks to the powerful components and especially the fast PCIe-SSD, the iMac is a very responsive system - Apple iMac (27-inch, Mid 2020) Review from 2020

TypeSSD
SizeSoldered
Capacity1024 GB
InterfaceOther
ControllerApple
Announced14.12.2017

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - DiskSpd
20.6 pt (28%)
64 GB eMMC Flash -89%
...
Toshiba KBG30ZMT512G -3%
WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G -3%
WDC PC SN520 SDAPMUW-512 -2%
Samsung PM991 MZALQ256HAJD -1%
Kingston OM8PDP3256B 0%
Apple SSD AP1024
Samsung SSD 950 Pro 512GB m.2 NVMe 0%
Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNT256G 0%
...
0%
100%
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q1t1_write
46 MB/s (11%)
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q1t1_read
8.2 MB/s (2%)
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q32t16_read
1017 MB/s (23%)
DiskSpd - DiskSpd seq_q8t1_write
2355 MB/s (23%)
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