Average Bench: 54.2% (796th of 1016)

Based on 14,241 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 45.8% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is 31.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 120GB (2016) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 71MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 27.3MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 14,241 samples)
Min Avg Max
241 Read 398 490
28.5 Write 186 384
31.8 Mixed 196 361
34.6 SusWrite 71 105
46.8% 213 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 22.1 29.5
16.5 4K Write 67.8 111
4.88 4K Mixed 16.7 24
90.8% 35.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
88.7 DQ Read 155 208
57.4 DQ Write 171 279
7.4 DQ Mixed 27.3 34.5
58.2% 118 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
24GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 96 96 87 95 96 MB/s
Read 503
Write 353
Mixed 376
SusWrite 129
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 23.8
138% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 33.3
84% 173 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 98 135 87 92 96 MB/s
Read 472
Write 383
Mixed 363
SusWrite 107
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 24
122% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 28.5
84% 176 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 51 64 89 58 70 MB/s
Read 460
Write 22.3
Mixed 62.7
SusWrite 66.4
32% 153 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 20.8
101% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 65.5
DQ Mixed 33.3
46% 86.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.


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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,866 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 47%

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $494

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