Average Bench: 53.9% (817th of 1030)

Based on 5,105 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS120G1G0B-00RC30

Average average bench

The WD Green SATA M.2 120GB averaged 46.1% 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 64.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green SATA M.2 120GB is 28.5%. 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 75.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,105 samples)
Min Avg Max
272 Read 386 486
43.8 Write 207 397
62.2 Mixed 201 357
39.2 SusWrite 75.8 122
48.1% 217 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 21.8 30.7
18.5 4K Write 64.7 108
5.4 4K Mixed 17.1 24.1
89.3% 34.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
88.5 DQ Read 156 213
40 DQ Write 177 290
7 DQ Mixed 26.8 35
59% 120 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 54 61 45 57 68 MB/s
Read 453
Write 39.7
Mixed 164
SusWrite 62.9
39% 180 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 24.1
118% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 30.6
66% 132 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 61 51 39 48 39 MB/s
Read 367
Write 108
Mixed 122
SusWrite 51.4
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 24.1
122% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 33.5
55% 107 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 53 80 62 60 60 MB/s
Read 443
Write 336
Mixed 338
SusWrite 92.6
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 63.2
4K Mixed 17.5
79% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 32.7
76% 153 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 19 29 35 19 25 MB/s
Read 428
Write 98.7
Mixed 126
SusWrite 35.2
37% 172 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 18.3
77% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 99.6
DQ Mixed 27.9
48% 96.1 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 54 38 29 50 41 MB/s
Read 357
Write 352
Mixed 336
SusWrite 55.1
62% 275 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 22.8
4K Mixed 16.1
73% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 46.2
DQ Mixed 33.5
41% 74.7 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 29 29 29 29 26 MB/s
Read 315
Write 121
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 34.6
29% 134 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 12.9
68% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 36
DQ Mixed 10.5
30% 66.6 MB/s
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Typical Green SATA M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 530 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
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Motherboard: Asrock H110 Pro BTC+

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $288

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