Average Bench: 55% (704th of 956)

Based on 5,104 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 45.0% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 73.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 33%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 240GB (2016) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 106MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 23.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,104 samples)
Min Avg Max
244 Read 383 476
24.8 Write 214 407
20 Mixed 229 377
46.3 SusWrite 106 171
51.6% 233 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 18.5 25.3
21.1 4K Write 73.3 117
0.2 4K Mixed 15.7 22.4
87% 35.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.1 DQ Read 160 210
31 DQ Write 183 308
0.2 DQ Mixed 23.6 34.3
58.6% 122 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
222GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 242 128 134 140 143 MB/s
Read 399
Write 373
Mixed 328
SusWrite 196
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 18.1
87% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 33.1
84% 173 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 121 102 77 134 115 MB/s
Read 389
Write 369
Mixed 345
SusWrite 123
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 14.2
79% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 0.2
44% 107 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 134 132 117 134 70 MB/s
Read 356
Write 132
Mixed 126
SusWrite 118
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 17.1
82% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 83.4
DQ Mixed 28.6
42% 80.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,570,448 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 7,588 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $928

Popular Green 240GB (2016) compatible motherboards:

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