Average Bench: 53.6% (726th of 959)

Based on 7,706 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 66.9MB/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 30.9%. 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 25MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,706 samples)
Min Avg Max
296 Read 399 490
27.1 Write 167 382
31.7 Mixed 177 354
39 SusWrite 70.9 101
44.7% 203 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 4K Read 21.7 30
18.6 4K Write 66.9 113
4.07 4K Mixed 16.7 23.8
89.7% 35.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 DQ Read 152 219
41.9 DQ Write 159 282
3.7 DQ Mixed 25 34
54.7% 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: 59 54 45 36 47 38 MB/s
Read 393
Write 159
Mixed 41
SusWrite 46.6
35% 160 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 46.1
4K Mixed 17.7
77% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 34.2
60% 120 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 42 64 48 58 54 MB/s
Read 301
Write 52
Mixed 135
SusWrite 56.4
30% 136 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 18.4
89% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 33.5
52% 100 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 56 73 74 66 61 MB/s
Read 280
Write 338
Mixed 27.5
SusWrite 71.7
40% 179 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 10.8
84% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 34.3
57% 110 MB/s
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 64 32 41 41 25 MB/s
Read 411
Write 54.5
Mixed 124
SusWrite 50.2
34% 160 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 30.9
4K Mixed 5.9
39% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 7.7
65% 148 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 77 83 86 86 86 MB/s
Read 316
Write 42.5
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 86.8
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 25.8
4K Mixed 9.1
44% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 13.5
42% 90.3 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 29 16 29 42 19 MB/s
Read 370
Write 151
Mixed 126
SusWrite 30.3
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 15.7
4K Mixed 0.2
39% 12 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 15.2
DQ Mixed 16
29% 62.3 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,341 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: 87% - Excellent Total price: $534

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