Average Bench: 43.8% (758th of 929)

Based on 6,857 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 56.1% 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 20.4MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is just 19.5%. 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 2.99MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,857 samples)
Min Avg Max
394 Read 467 489
14.6 Write 97.1 203
33.3 Mixed 143 219
50.8% 236 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 20.4 26.9
16.9 4K Write 39 55.6
1.05 4K Mixed 2.99 4.02
55.3% 20.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 DQ Read 92 182
24.7 DQ Write 91 145
1.2 DQ Mixed 3.28 4.43
26.7% 62.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
81GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 487
Write 160
Mixed 173
59% 274 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 3.15
65% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 3.57
45% 107 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 477
Write 15.1
Mixed 186
48% 226 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 3.57
62% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 3.49
39% 92 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 395
Write 87.6
Mixed 207
50% 230 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 36.3
4K Mixed 2.93
56% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 3.12
42% 99.6 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 461
Write 170
Mixed 137
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 29.2
4K Mixed 3.36
44% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.7
DQ Write 44.5
DQ Mixed 2.9
11% 23 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 485
Write 26.9
Mixed 102
43% 205 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 3.71
68% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 86.6
DQ Mixed 3.21
18% 38.7 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 460
Write 43.1
Mixed 112
44% 205 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 2.62
53% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 95.4
DQ Mixed 2.06
33% 80.5 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 469
Write 97
Mixed 157
52% 241 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 2.83
46% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 18.7
DQ Write 35.1
DQ Mixed 3.44
9% 19.1 MB/s
3GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 450
Write 9.19
Mixed 158
44% 206 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 41.7
4K Mixed 2.74
49% 20 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 3.43
36% 87.7 MB/s
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $540

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