Average Bench: 66.7% (724th of 1072)

Based on 1,203 user benchmarks.  Model: WD Green 2.5 480GB

Above average average bench

The WD Green 2.5 480GB averaged 33.2% 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 23.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 27.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 2.5 480GB is 47.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 2.5 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 199MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,203 samples)
Min Avg Max
302 Read 406 462
47.9 Write 353 459
78.8 Mixed 336 423
35.7 SusWrite 199 264
72.5% 324 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.4 4K Read 23.9 31.1
19.9 4K Write 46.9 69.8
3.19 4K Mixed 27.5 39.9
96.2% 32.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
168 DQ Read 252 306
39.2 DQ Write 134 166
15.8 DQ Mixed 50.9 111
75.9% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
219GB free
Firmware: 42077100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 384 206 200 207 206 MB/s
Read 412
Write 374
Mixed 358
SusWrite 264
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 30.7
97% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 178
143% 204 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42077100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 345 178 178 190 185 MB/s
Read 425
Write 415
Mixed 374
SusWrite 227
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 31.2
96% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 175
145% 212 MB/s
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42059100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 348 200 188 145 179 MB/s
Read 412
Write 392
Mixed 380
SusWrite 226
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 29.4
98% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 35.6
74% 155 MB/s
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 219 159 175 108 33 MB/s
Read 422
Write 168
Mixed 253
SusWrite 178
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 27.8
92% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 35
78% 164 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,867 SSDs tested

Typical Green 2.5 480GB Builds (Compare 23,965 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $297

Popular Green 2.5 480GB systems:

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Terrible

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cheap ssd, performance slows down after a month of use


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