Average Bench: 44.2% (747th of 921)

Based on 6,108 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS120G1G0A-00SS50, WDC WDS120G1G0A-, WD WDS120G1G0A-00SS, WDC WDS1 20G1G0A-00SS50, WDC WDS120G1G0A-00SS

Below average average bench

The WD Green 120GB (2016) averaged 55.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 466MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.4MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is just 19.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 120GB (2016) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 3.28MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 3.01MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,108 samples)
Min Avg Max
387 Read 466 491
18.1 Write 101 211
44.1 Mixed 150 236
51.5% 239 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.8 4K Read 20.4 26.6
17.3 4K Write 39.1 54.9
0.94 4K Mixed 3.01 3.97
55.5% 20.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 DQ Read 93.5 186
28.4 DQ Write 96.2 146
1.38 DQ Mixed 3.28 4.36
27.7% 64.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
47GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 482
Write 182
Mixed 113
56% 259 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 3.23
68% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 11.6
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 2.8
23% 48.7 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 470
Write 203
Mixed 136
59% 269 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 3.26
58% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 26.8
DQ Write 45.3
DQ Mixed 2.96
12% 25 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 467
Write 91.1
Mixed 195
54% 251 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 3.43
54% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 4.27
43% 103 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 489
Write 95
Mixed 165
54% 249 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 3.18
66% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 44.5
DQ Mixed 3.05
11% 24 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 472
Write 136
Mixed 116
52% 242 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 2.56
59% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 38.7
DQ Mixed 2.61
10% 22.3 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 458
Write 82.9
Mixed 113
47% 218 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 29.4
4K Mixed 3.85
50% 17.6 MB/s
DQ Read 93.4
DQ Write 56.9
DQ Mixed 1.88
21% 50.7 MB/s
1GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 399
Write 131
Mixed 60.6
42% 197 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 30.3
4K Mixed 3.08
36% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 63
DQ Mixed 3.88
31% 75 MB/s
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $581

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