Average Bench: 71.4% (626th of 1058)

Based on 8 user benchmarks.  Model: WDS120G-SSD

Good average bench

The WDS120G-SSD 120GB averaged 28.5% 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-64Thread Write Speed 260MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDS120G-SSD 120GB is 52.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDS120G-SSD 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 114MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 34.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 419 489
61.8 Write 328 421
67.3 Mixed 309 386
46.6 SusWrite 267 414
74.1% 331 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 25.1 35.8
8.4 4K Write 68.5 118
9.8 4K Mixed 21 32.9
101% 38.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
74.1 DQ Read 114 184
63.4 DQ Write 260 314
0.5 DQ Mixed 34.5 48.6
69.8% 136 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
85GB free
Firmware: T0707B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 411 415 418 423 405 MB/s
Read 430
Write 403
Mixed 373
SusWrite 414
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 29
139% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 44.8
83% 158 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: T0707B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 387 385 396 400 397 MB/s
Read 460
Write 406
Mixed 359
SusWrite 386
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 26.6
127% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 45.4
83% 158 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0707B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 376 395 93 58 63 MB/s
Read 463
Write 393
Mixed 377
SusWrite 230
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 24.1
104% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 44.5
64% 116 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: T0707B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 397 397 257 367 401 MB/s
Read 313
Write 232
Mixed 263
SusWrite 361
66% 292 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 13.1
78% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 45.5
81% 152 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 49 43 63 46 41 MB/s
Read 415
Write 325
Mixed 308
SusWrite 88.5
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 8.4
4K Mixed 9.8
62% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 78.1
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 0.5
56% 128 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0707B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 52 41 50 25 47 MB/s
Read 463
Write 61.8
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 46.6
34% 160 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 12
61% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 74.1
DQ Write 63.4
DQ Mixed 1.7
20% 46.4 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,117,358 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS120G-SSD 120GB Builds (Compare 2,122 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g4 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $57

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