Average Bench: 53% (795th of 1003)

Based on 11,070 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS120G1G0A-00SS50, WDC WDS120G1G0A-, WD WDS120G1G0A-00SS, WDC WDS1 20G1G0A-00SS50, WDC WDS120G1G0A-00SS

Average average bench

The WD Green 120GB (2016) averaged 46.9% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 65.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is 31.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 120GB (2016) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 69.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.2MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 11,070 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 397 490
25.4 Write 177 387
35.9 Mixed 183 368
31.1 SusWrite 69.2 106
45.5% 207 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 21.8 29.8
16.5 4K Write 65.2 111
3.11 4K Mixed 16.3 23.9
88.5% 34.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
62.1 DQ Read 150 207
39.5 DQ Write 164 285
0.2 DQ Mixed 25.2 34.1
55.4% 113 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 51 48 48 25 26 MB/s
Read 488
Write 76.8
Mixed 381
SusWrite 44.1
54% 248 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 23.7
120% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 32.8
72% 147 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 86 73 64 67 58 MB/s
Read 325
Write 76.7
Mixed 63
SusWrite 71.6
29% 134 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 63.2
4K Mixed 8.3
74% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 28.1
65% 136 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,973,474 SSDs tested.


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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $525

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