Average Bench: 46.7% (891st of 1058)

Based on 1,434 user benchmarks.  Model: WD easystore 240GB

Below average average bench

The WD easystore 240GB averaged 53.3% 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 Read Speed 19MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 415MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD easystore 240GB is 22%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD easystore 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 133MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 101MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,434 samples)
Min Avg Max
324 Read 415 456
229 Write 339 387
138 Mixed 232 321
67.2 SusWrite 133 175
62.3% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.1 4K Read 19 23.8
8.17 4K Write 32.2 45.9
5.8 4K Mixed 11.7 17.1
60.8% 20.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 DQ Read 101 121
21.7 DQ Write 86.2 108
9.83 DQ Mixed 26.9 36.2
38.5% 71.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EF430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 105 137 110 103 97 MB/s
Read 461
Write 389
Mixed 326
SusWrite 122
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 17.5
83% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 97.4
DQ Mixed 35.4
46% 83.5 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: EF430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 137 84 122 116 107 MB/s
Read 460
Write 385
Mixed 325
SusWrite 141
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 17.4
76% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 91.7
DQ Mixed 31.6
44% 80.6 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EF430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 87 137 113 127 126 MB/s
Read 408
Write 340
Mixed 287
SusWrite 127
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 13.9
67% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 35.5
47% 85 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EF430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 134 146 131 123 137 MB/s
Read 428
Write 340
Mixed 300
SusWrite 146
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 11.2
67% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 19.7
DQ Write 85.7
DQ Mixed 19
24% 41.5 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EF430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 120 142 129 139 128 MB/s
Read 416
Write 346
Mixed 169
SusWrite 140
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 5.7
63% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 61.3
DQ Mixed 34.2
39% 68.7 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 83 52 37 57 48 MB/s
Read 425
Write 345
Mixed 287
SusWrite 78.2
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 27.3
4K Mixed 6.2
52% 17.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 66.2
DQ Mixed 36.5
42% 73.5 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EF430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 63 131 126 139 143 MB/s
Read 357
Write 315
Mixed 141
SusWrite 132
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 7.2
4K Mixed 13.9
45% 12.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,309,479 SSDs tested.

Typical easystore 240GB Builds (Compare 8,776 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $373

Popular easystore 240GB compatible motherboards:

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