Average Bench: 52.4% (788th of 996)

Based on 9,787 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 47.5% 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 63.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is 30.5%. 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 67.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,787 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 399 490
31.2 Write 166 379
29 Mixed 178 355
35.6 SusWrite 67.8 109
44.5% 203 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11 4K Read 21.3 29.3
16.9 4K Write 63.6 107
0.2 4K Mixed 16.2 23.4
86.7% 33.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 DQ Read 146 206
47.5 DQ Write 162 290
0.2 DQ Mixed 25.4 34.1
54.7% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 86 80 80 93 91 MB/s
Read 478
Write 44.7
Mixed 192
SusWrite 90.7
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 13.2
88% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 33.1
64% 127 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 41 70 39 38 44 MB/s
Read 238
Write 366
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 49.3
40% 181 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 18.7
125% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 0.2
50% 118 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 80 53 72 60 42 MB/s
Read 494
Write 139
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 64
42% 193 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 45.6
4K Mixed 12
75% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 66.4
DQ Mixed 25.5
41% 81.1 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 45 19 29 29 30 MB/s
Read 334
Write 95.8
Mixed 83
SusWrite 33.7
30% 137 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 12.3
4K Mixed 4
38% 11.2 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 84.5
DQ Mixed 28
50% 101 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $548

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


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