Average Bench: 53.4% (854th of 1058)

Based on 15,537 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 46.6% 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 63.9MB/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 34%. 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 70.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 27MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,537 samples)
Min Avg Max
287 Read 398 491
34.2 Write 187 406
43 Mixed 187 369
32.1 SusWrite 70.9 115
46.4% 211 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 21.3 29.2
17 4K Write 63.9 110
2.9 4K Mixed 17 24
87.9% 34.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
106 DQ Read 155 209
37.6 DQ Write 169 295
4.66 DQ Mixed 27 35.1
57.6% 117 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
51GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 86 86 86 67 96 MB/s
Read 500
Write 409
Mixed 382
SusWrite 107
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 24.5
133% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 33.9
83% 168 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 55 51 64 48 51 MB/s
Read 489
Write 369
Mixed 371
SusWrite 62.5
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 23.3
132% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 4.1
59% 140 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 137 84 80 73 78 MB/s
Read 421
Write 362
Mixed 348
SusWrite 114
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 39.6
4K Mixed 16.4
64% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 34.3
79% 160 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 59 51 38 30 30 MB/s
Read 371
Write 150
Mixed 105
SusWrite 47.1
37% 168 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 0.2
57% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 35
67% 132 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,336,811 SSDs tested.

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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,491 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: 62% - Good Total price: $607

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


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