Average Bench: 52.8% (758th of 976)

Based on 7,261 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 47.2% 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 64.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is 28.1%. 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 70.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,261 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 397 488
24.9 Write 168 374
28.8 Mixed 171 351
37 SusWrite 70.8 105
44.3% 202 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.8 4K Read 21.5 29.5
20.6 4K Write 64.4 105
4.38 4K Mixed 16.1 23.4
87.3% 34 MB/s
Min Avg Max
56.3 DQ Read 152 206
39.8 DQ Write 159 271
0.68 DQ Mixed 25.2 33.9
54.9% 112 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 37 57 35 48 41 MB/s
Read 410
Write 59.5
Mixed 107
SusWrite 48.2
34% 156 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 21.4
122% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 33.4
62% 124 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 68 58 57 74 73 MB/s
Read 481
Write 42
Mixed 95.5
SusWrite 67.5
37% 171 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 22.4
115% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 69.3
DQ Mixed 21.1
38% 76.7 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 52 69 48 58 47 MB/s
Read 401
Write 269
Mixed 219
SusWrite 56.8
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 21.4
109% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 33.9
64% 126 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,387,541 SSDs tested.

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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,537 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $504

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