Average Bench: 53% (773rd of 991)

Based on 8,534 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 47.0% 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 65.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2016) is 33.4%. 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 72.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,534 samples)
Min Avg Max
290 Read 394 487
30 Write 168 377
23.1 Mixed 176 350
36.2 SusWrite 72.7 107
44.6% 203 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.6 4K Read 21.4 29.7
20.5 4K Write 65.7 108
4.55 4K Mixed 16.5 23.7
88.3% 34.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.2 DQ Read 152 206
48.1 DQ Write 155 270
0.2 DQ Mixed 26 34.1
54.6% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 48 35 38 29 44 MB/s
Read 481
Write 42.8
Mixed 197
SusWrite 43
41% 191 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 16.6
98% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 15.4
51% 112 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 57 33 40 42 29 MB/s
Read 454
Write 143
Mixed 164
SusWrite 45.6
44% 202 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 11.2
101% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 12.5
44% 96.3 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 50 80 74 99 68 MB/s
Read 342
Write 49.5
Mixed 218
SusWrite 78
38% 172 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 20.3
93% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 33.3
51% 97.1 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 54 48 50 54 28 MB/s
Read 380
Write 195
Mixed 152
SusWrite 53.7
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 13.5
4K Mixed 13.5
60% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 25.8
53% 107 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus H110-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $514

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


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