Average Bench: 53% (860th of 1058)

Based on 24,419 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 63.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is 35.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 120GB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,419 samples)
Min Avg Max
288 Read 388 486
31.8 Write 175 403
30 Mixed 192 370
29.2 SusWrite 72.5 122
45.7% 207 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.98 4K Read 21.5 30.3
15.9 4K Write 63.4 110
2.05 4K Mixed 16.9 24.2
87.8% 34 MB/s
Min Avg Max
103 DQ Read 156 207
36 DQ Write 166 292
2.58 DQ Mixed 26.1 35.5
56.8% 116 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 84 86 83 96 86 MB/s
Read 392
Write 52.1
Mixed 185
SusWrite 89.2
39% 180 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 19.5
105% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 32.5
67% 134 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 86 83 82 81 89 MB/s
Read 479
Write 365
Mixed 365
SusWrite 103
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 44.2
4K Mixed 13
73% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 35.2
77% 155 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 112 77 86 86 86 MB/s
Read 488
Write 357
Mixed 364
SusWrite 101
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 24.9
4K Mixed 13.9
54% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 9.1
65% 147 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 41 51 51 64 48 MB/s
Read 299
Write 24.5
Mixed 92
SusWrite 54.7
25% 117 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 17.1
92% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 64.7
DQ Mixed 30.9
41% 75.2 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 77 81 85 86 83 MB/s
Read 446
Write 356
Mixed 355
SusWrite 100
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 8.9
4K Mixed 12.6
47% 12.9 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 34
64% 128 MB/s
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 30 19 23 22 12 MB/s
Read 377
Write 49.4
Mixed 5
SusWrite 24.1
24% 114 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 15.5
4K Mixed 0.2
43% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 65.1
DQ Mixed 33.9
43% 79 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $614

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


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