Average Bench: 45% (667th of 853)

Based on 975 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 averaged 55.0% 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 467MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.6MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB is just 18.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 3.43MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 3.06MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 975 samples)
Min Avg Max
376 Read 467 491
35 Write 109 195
83.9 Mixed 154 222
52.6% 243 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 20.6 27.1
13.9 4K Write 40 58.7
1.12 4K Mixed 3.06 3.95
56.4% 21.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 DQ Read 91.6 177
27.8 DQ Write 98.5 149
1.58 DQ Mixed 3.43 4.41
27.9% 64.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
67GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 210
Mixed 189
65% 296 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 53.6
4K Mixed 3.08
79% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 3.46
44% 104 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 178
Mixed 184
62% 285 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 2.67
66% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 3.4
42% 101 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 462
Write 159
Mixed 135
55% 252 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 3.27
55% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 1.5
42% 101 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 484
Write 66.9
Mixed 102
46% 217 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 37.2
4K Mixed 3.56
65% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 4.26
44% 104 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 357
Write 80.6
Mixed 135
41% 191 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 3.84
55% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 96
DQ Mixed 3.94
34% 81.2 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 466
Write 44.7
Mixed 112
44% 208 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 2.48
45% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 2.47
36% 85.8 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 481
Write 70.2
Mixed 139
49% 230 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 12.7
4K Mixed 3.36
31% 9.66 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 4.09
33% 75.9 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME H270-PLUS - $109

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