Average Bench: 53.6% (798th of 1011)

Based on 11,360 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 46.4% 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 65.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is 32.5%. 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 71.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,360 samples)
Min Avg Max
290 Read 400 491
31.3 Write 172 391
28.8 Mixed 175 362
33.4 SusWrite 71.4 111
45% 204 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 22 30.6
18.6 4K Write 65.5 112
0.82 4K Mixed 16.5 23.8
89.1% 34.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.8 DQ Read 151 218
50.1 DQ Write 162 284
4.5 DQ Mixed 26 34.4
55.6% 113 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 70 58 67 77 62 MB/s
Read 477
Write 382
Mixed 375
SusWrite 77.6
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 20.9
101% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 29
70% 142 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 56 62 67 48 64 MB/s
Read 416
Write 65.8
Mixed 104
SusWrite 61.3
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 22.3
116% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 33.3
57% 110 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 86 96 86 93 89 MB/s
Read 407
Write 264
Mixed 293
SusWrite 90.3
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 19.2
82% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 33.3
70% 140 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,324 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $515

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25 days ago.

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


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