Average Bench: 44.8% (671st of 859)

Based on 1,650 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 55.1% 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 20.7MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB is just 19.2%. 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 3.34MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 3.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,650 samples)
Min Avg Max
393 Read 467 490
22.1 Write 106 198
81.4 Mixed 153 219
52.2% 242 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 4K Read 20.7 27.1
18.9 4K Write 40 58.6
1.14 4K Mixed 3.1 4
56.5% 21.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 DQ Read 96.1 179
25.8 DQ Write 92.4 146
1.41 DQ Mixed 3.34 4.39
27.5% 64 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
50GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 488
Write 177
Mixed 221
64% 295 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 4.12
78% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 26
DQ Write 63.4
DQ Mixed 4.11
15% 31.2 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 174
Mixed 136
58% 267 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 44.2
4K Mixed 3.36
62% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 94.7
DQ Mixed 3.48
38% 91.6 MB/s
95GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 469
Write 122
Mixed 140
53% 244 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 3.63
58% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 4.33
39% 90.7 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 485
Write 80.5
Mixed 204
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 3.96
66% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 4.35
36% 84.1 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 472
Write 17.8
Mixed 140
45% 210 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 1.16
59% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 4.37
38% 90.2 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME H270-PLUS - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $634

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