Average Bench: 54.4% (789th of 1011)

Based on 13,002 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 45.5% 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 Random Write Speed 68.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is 33.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 120GB (2016) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 70.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,002 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 406 492
26.4 Write 176 385
29.4 Mixed 186 362
32.9 SusWrite 70.9 122
46.1% 210 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 22 30
16 4K Write 68.1 114
3.86 4K Mixed 16.8 23.9
90.9% 35.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
94.2 DQ Read 155 214
45.5 DQ Write 168 291
4.28 DQ Mixed 26.3 34.3
57.2% 116 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 91 64 70 61 64 MB/s
Read 465
Write 325
Mixed 202
SusWrite 70.3
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 16.6
133% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 2.2
42% 99.1 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 165 91 96 96 87 MB/s
Read 387
Write 384
Mixed 351
SusWrite 132
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 18.1
111% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 34.9
86% 178 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 102 96 96 87 96 MB/s
Read 420
Write 121
Mixed 191
SusWrite 99.3
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 19.9
106% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 29.2
68% 137 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 72 70 53 83 55 MB/s
Read 367
Write 268
Mixed 206
SusWrite 72.8
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 14.7
111% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 23
65% 136 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 47 44 38 64 41 MB/s
Read 403
Write 142
Mixed 156
SusWrite 50.6
41% 188 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 32.3
4K Mixed 22.1
79% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 20.6
52% 111 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 77 131 83 86 86 MB/s
Read 486
Write 201
Mixed 121
SusWrite 90.9
49% 225 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 7.5
56% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 93.5
DQ Mixed 33.1
51% 98.7 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 139 73 160 249 257 MB/s
Read 348
Write 7.7
Mixed 119
SusWrite 157
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 12.6
54% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 74.4
DQ Mixed 2.4
30% 74 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,649 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 47%
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Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $509

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first ssd, works great, wayyyyy better than a hard drive


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