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Apple SSD AP1024 7171

The AP1024 is the built-in SSD from several Apple computers including the 16-inch MB Pro (2019). The NVMe class drive's performance is mid-range to high-end by H1 2020 standards. Each and every file stored on the AP1024 gets encrypted by the Apple T2 security chip. The SSD is not user replaceable.

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

Here is our opinion on the product:

.... the drive falls short of the class average in some areas. 4K transfer speeds with a queue depth of 1 are below-average, for instance, while it performed surprisingly weakly in the PCMark 8 Storage Test too. Overall, other drives like the Samsung 970 Pro edge out the AP1024 on performance - Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch (2019) Review from 2019

TypeSSD
Sizesoldered
Capacity1024 GB
Interface
Announced30.11.2019

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - DiskSpd
34.8 pt (39%)
64 GB eMMC Flash -90%
...
Crucial P1 SSD CT1000P1SSD8 -7%
WDC PC SN520 SDAPMUW-512 -7%
Intel SSD 660p 1TB SSDPEKNW010T8 -3%
Apple SSD AP1024 7171
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G 2%
Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB256HBHQ 9%
2x Intel SSD 660p 1TB SSDPEKNW010T8 (RAID 0) 10%
...
0%
100%
AS SSD - Copy Game
1135 MB/s (19%)
AS SSD - Copy Program
584 MB/s (22%)
AS SSD - Copy ISO
1995 MB/s (54%)
AS SSD - Score Total
4317 Points (51%)
AS SSD - Score Write
2018 Points (47%)
AS SSD - Score Read
1536 Points (54%)
AS SSD - Access Time Write *
0.1 ms (0%)
AS SSD - Access Time Read *
0.1 ms (0%)
AS SSD - 4K-64 Read
1267 MB/s (54%)
AS SSD - 4K Write
39.9 MB/s (0%)
AS SSD - 4K Read
15.9 MB/s (6%)
AS SSD - Sequential Write
2289 MB/s (55%)
AS SSD - Sequential Read
2531 MB/s (46%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write 4K
55.5 MB/s (5%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read 4K
16.2 MB/s (0%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5 Write Seq
1959 MB/s (44%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5 Read Seq
1763 MB/s (33%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1
399 MB/s (23%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1
648 MB/s (41%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1
2727 MB/s (48%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1
3242 MB/s (36%)
PCMark 8 - PCMark 8 Storage v2
1818 Points (35%)
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q1t1_write
43.5 MB/s (16%)
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q1t1_read
17.3 MB/s (6%)
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q32t16_write
816 MB/s (24%)
DiskSpd - DiskSpd seq_read
1804 MB/s (43%)
DiskSpd - DiskSpd seq_q8t1_read
3296 MB/s (49%)
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2020-12-17)