Average Bench: 53.6% (797th of 1011)

Based on 11,392 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 46.4% 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 66.3MB/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 32.6%. 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 70.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,392 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 397 490
34.5 Write 165 390
21.9 Mixed 181 359
32.6 SusWrite 70.6 115
44.7% 203 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 22 30.2
17.8 4K Write 66.3 112
3.91 4K Mixed 16.6 23.7
89.7% 35 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.2 DQ Read 149 212
48.9 DQ Write 165 280
7.72 DQ Mixed 26.5 34.4
56.1% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 99 48 71 53 72 MB/s
Read 449
Write 71
Mixed 246
SusWrite 70.2
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 24.3
124% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 21
70% 149 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 85 93 102 91 89 MB/s
Read 461
Write 380
Mixed 188
SusWrite 94.7
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 23.1
112% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 6.6
58% 133 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 96 93 86 96 91 MB/s
Read 483
Write 72.5
Mixed 206
SusWrite 92.6
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 23.2
112% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 75.7
DQ Mixed 33.3
52% 101 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 26 22 20 34 10 MB/s
Read 429
Write 31
Mixed 335
SusWrite 27.2
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 18.4
98% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 33.2
57% 111 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 45 66 48 63 63 MB/s
Read 398
Write 31.8
Mixed 217
SusWrite 62.6
39% 177 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 20.2
95% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 50
DQ Mixed 33.2
43% 79.7 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 93 88 98 89 102 MB/s
Read 329
Write 336
Mixed 288
SusWrite 99.4
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 21.2
89% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 97.2
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 15.6
45% 93.7 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $507

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