Average Bench: 54.6% (799th of 1021)

Based on 16,225 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 45.3% 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 66.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is 30.7%. 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 70.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,225 samples)
Min Avg Max
274 Read 405 491
37.7 Write 186 395
30.4 Mixed 194 369
34.5 SusWrite 70.8 115
47.1% 214 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 4K Read 21.9 30.1
18.9 4K Write 66.9 110
5.67 4K Mixed 17.1 23.8
90.5% 35.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
86.6 DQ Read 156 209
49.7 DQ Write 177 292
5.57 DQ Mixed 26.6 34.8
58.8% 120 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 99 94 88 96 93 MB/s
Read 398
Write 178
Mixed 331
SusWrite 93.6
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 22.9
100% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 28.2
71% 147 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 57 80 51 57 64 MB/s
Read 436
Write 79.8
Mixed 12.8
SusWrite 65.9
32% 149 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 18.7
96% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 29
63% 129 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 102 58 54 58 57 MB/s
Read 410
Write 307
Mixed 190
SusWrite 65.8
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 22.2
91% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 21
66% 139 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 38 54 26 24 33 MB/s
Read 286
Write 327
Mixed 94.8
SusWrite 41.4
42% 187 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 36.7
4K Mixed 14.3
68% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 21.2
49% 101 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 3,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $530

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


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