Average Bench: 52.6% (807th of 1011)

Based on 3,778 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS120G1G0B-00RC30

Average average bench

The WD Green SATA M.2 120GB averaged 47.3% 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 63.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green SATA M.2 120GB is 29%. 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 71.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,778 samples)
Min Avg Max
269 Read 386 488
35.8 Write 179 385
28.9 Mixed 181 357
34 SusWrite 71.3 107
45% 204 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 21.3 30.3
20.9 4K Write 63.2 105
2.9 4K Mixed 16.8 23.7
87.2% 33.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
92.4 DQ Read 154 215
48.4 DQ Write 164 287
6.18 DQ Mixed 26.8 34.2
56.7% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 89 86 96 93 93 MB/s
Read 397
Write 64
Mixed 222
SusWrite 95.2
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 17.9
97% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 32
58% 114 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 90 81 83 83 85 MB/s
Read 150
Write 203
Mixed 374
SusWrite 92
46% 205 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 17.9
82% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 24.9
69% 145 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 48 38 35 35 48 MB/s
Read 485
Write 53.2
Mixed 95.5
SusWrite 42.6
36% 169 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 10.7
4K Mixed 3.4
41% 11.4 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 27.5
48% 94.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,663,864 SSDs tested.

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Typical Green SATA M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 31,751 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 53%
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Desktop 59%
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Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $610

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