Average Bench: 55% (821st of 1040)

Based on 19,409 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 45.0% 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 66.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is 33.3%. 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 70.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 27.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,409 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 409 492
37.6 Write 181 406
33 Mixed 183 372
33.6 SusWrite 70.3 123
46.3% 211 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 22.3 30.3
18.5 4K Write 66.6 111
4.01 4K Mixed 17.7 23.9
91.7% 35.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
112 DQ Read 157 211
38.9 DQ Write 169 296
3.53 DQ Mixed 27.1 35.1
58% 118 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 154 92 96 95 88 MB/s
Read 482
Write 383
Mixed 370
SusWrite 129
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 22.1
120% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 33
78% 156 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 62 76 58 64 64 MB/s
Read 486
Write 121
Mixed 127
SusWrite 67.7
43% 200 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 17.7
87% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 31.2
62% 122 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 53 83 53 64 46 MB/s
Read 456
Write 69
Mixed 158
SusWrite 60.3
40% 186 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 23.3
88% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 44
DQ Mixed 20.4
39% 82.2 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 58 54 51 70 45 MB/s
Read 469
Write 367
Mixed 257
SusWrite 64.7
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 40.4
4K Mixed 19.5
71% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 17.1
61% 131 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,681 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $576

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


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