Average Bench: 52.2% (840th of 1034)

Based on 16,835 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 47.7% 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 61.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.4MB/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 65.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 155MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 16,835 samples)
Min Avg Max
283 Read 393 489
22.1 Write 155 383
20.7 Mixed 172 369
29.7 SusWrite 65.6 107
43.1% 197 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 21.4 29.3
15.3 4K Write 61.8 108
2.99 4K Mixed 16.9 23.7
86.9% 33.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
97.8 DQ Read 154 207
40.4 DQ Write 158 292
2.2 DQ Mixed 26.6 34.8
55.7% 113 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
81GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 96 89 93 90 89 MB/s
Read 450
Write 312
Mixed 348
SusWrite 128
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 20.4
98% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 32.8
76% 154 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 73 61 86 86 68 MB/s
Read 412
Write 184
Mixed 191
SusWrite 78.1
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 19.2
117% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 35.4
63% 123 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 18 22 2 21 5.3 MB/s
Read 410
Write 78
Mixed 101
SusWrite 15.7
32% 151 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 27.2
4K Mixed 19.9
76% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 26.2
DQ Mixed 0.2
24% 61.1 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 29 35 45 32 40 MB/s
Read 333
Write 34.3
Mixed 199
SusWrite 43.3
33% 153 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 12.2
56% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 68.1
DQ Mixed 14.5
42% 93.8 MB/s
16,835 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,502,423 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $3911 days
Send price feedback
Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,069 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

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

Popular Green 120GB (2016) compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2020 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Poor

12 months ago.

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


Your
opinion?
1034 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $193Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $43
Intel Core i7-9700K $290Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $43
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $64SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback