Average Bench: 52.8% (722nd of 955)

Based on 5,388 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS240G1G0A-00SS50, WD WDS240G1G0A-00SS, WDC WDS2 40G1G0A-00SS50, WDC WDS240G1G0A-00SS

Average average bench

The WD Green 240GB (2016) averaged 47.1% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 62.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 29.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 240GB (2016) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 14.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,388 samples)
Min Avg Max
280 Read 423 492
21.6 Write 188 393
54.1 Mixed 213 371
51.1 SusWrite 110 148
51.6% 234 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 4K Read 19.9 27.2
23.6 4K Write 62.7 114
0.1 4K Mixed 9.7 22.1
75.8% 30.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 DQ Read 141 223
30.7 DQ Write 150 304
0.2 DQ Mixed 14.8 33.8
47.2% 102 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 100 142 134 109 122 MB/s
Read 470
Write 340
Mixed 237
SusWrite 127
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 16
114% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 33.8
68% 138 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 134 128 134 134 134 MB/s
Read 458
Write 407
Mixed 383
SusWrite 148
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 21.2
106% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 11.8
DQ Write 20
DQ Mixed 12.5
10% 14.8 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 64 58 96 51 70 MB/s
Read 460
Write 69
Mixed 110
SusWrite 75.3
38% 178 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 21.3
88% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 89
DQ Mixed 34.5
56% 112 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 100 93 101 120 97 MB/s
Read 496
Write 397
Mixed 142
SusWrite 109
63% 286 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 14.2
59% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 32.7
76% 153 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 128 134 115 134 128 MB/s
Read 338
Write 267
Mixed 182
SusWrite 127
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 13.6
46% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 33.6
70% 140 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,572,550 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 6,756 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $999

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