Average Bench: 53.5% (852nd of 1058)

Based on 6,229 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS120G1G0B-00RC30

Average average bench

The WD Green SATA M.2 120GB averaged 46.5% 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 63.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green SATA M.2 120GB is 31.3%. 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 72.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 27.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,229 samples)
Min Avg Max
267 Read 385 484
40.2 Write 192 393
27.6 Mixed 191 357
31.9 SusWrite 72.6 116
46.4% 210 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 21.9 29.9
17.5 4K Write 63.7 111
5.44 4K Mixed 17.3 24.1
89% 34.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
117 DQ Read 158 207
48.5 DQ Write 173 287
3.67 DQ Mixed 27.4 35
58.8% 119 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 89 77 70 87 63 MB/s
Read 411
Write 120
Mixed 157
SusWrite 79.6
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 20.3
81% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 32.9
62% 123 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 77 128 77 70 86 MB/s
Read 342
Write 279
Mixed 26.6
SusWrite 84
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 0.2
89% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 0.2
42% 100 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 67 41 51 40 46 MB/s
Read 340
Write 62.6
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 53.1
26% 123 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 18.5
82% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 61
DQ Mixed 26.9
41% 80.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,295,618 SSDs tested.

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Typical Green SATA M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 1,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asrock H110 Pro BTC+

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $487

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