Average Bench: 53.3% (853rd of 1058)

Based on 21,358 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 63.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is 34.7%. 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 68.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,358 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 401 487
29.2 Write 169 399
27.9 Mixed 178 374
29.5 SusWrite 68.3 120
44.8% 204 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.92 4K Read 21.7 29.9
15.8 4K Write 63.3 110
4.8 4K Mixed 16.9 23.7
88% 34 MB/s
Min Avg Max
110 DQ Read 158 222
38.3 DQ Write 171 294
1.37 DQ Mixed 26.6 35.3
58.1% 118 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
66GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 93 96 96 92 90 MB/s
Read 489
Write 410
Mixed 379
SusWrite 120
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 24.3
134% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 33
82% 167 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 126 104 90 93 86 MB/s
Read 486
Write 384
Mixed 371
SusWrite 121
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 9.1
94% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 32.3
77% 155 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 92 90 89 96 MB/s
Read 378
Write 211
Mixed 199
SusWrite 91.5
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 20.4
87% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 28.2
69% 145 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,552,892 SSDs tested.

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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $540

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


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