Average Bench: 53.7% (785th of 1003)

Based on 3,260 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS120G1G0B-00RC30

Average average bench

The WD Green SATA M.2 120GB averaged 46.2% 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 66.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green SATA M.2 120GB is 32.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green SATA M.2 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 73.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,260 samples)
Min Avg Max
267 Read 395 489
34.1 Write 193 391
30.5 Mixed 183 368
36.7 SusWrite 73.7 123
46.6% 211 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.87 4K Read 21.3 30.3
18.7 4K Write 66.1 111
4.68 4K Mixed 17 23.9
89.1% 34.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
86.1 DQ Read 153 209
48.1 DQ Write 169 293
0.2 DQ Mixed 26.7 34.2
57.2% 116 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 158 91 86 96 83 MB/s
Read 471
Write 386
Mixed 366
SusWrite 129
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 22.4
108% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 34.3
81% 165 MB/s
55GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 118 77 83 86 86 MB/s
Read 385
Write 363
Mixed 350
SusWrite 105
68% 301 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 19.7
92% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 33.6
82% 169 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 54 54 62 55 36 MB/s
Read 473
Write 121
Mixed 127
SusWrite 60.6
42% 195 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 0.1
58% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 27.9
47% 92.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,781,594 SSDs tested.

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Typical Green SATA M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 29,434 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $636

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