Average Bench: 53.8% (784th of 1003)

Based on 8,964 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS240G1G0A-00SS50, WD WDS240G1G0A-00SS, WDC WDS2 40G1G0A-00SS50, WDC WDS240G1G0A-00SS

Average average bench

The WD Green 240GB (2016) 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 68.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 191MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 30.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 240GB (2016) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 100MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,964 samples)
Min Avg Max
244 Read 383 478
23.4 Write 217 415
20.7 Mixed 227 380
48.1 SusWrite 100 155
51.4% 232 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 18.6 24.8
17.6 4K Write 68.5 111
0.2 4K Mixed 15 22.3
83.7% 34 MB/s
Min Avg Max
61.4 DQ Read 161 212
37.2 DQ Write 191 309
0.2 DQ Mixed 25.1 34.1
60.9% 126 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 228 138 124 128 134 MB/s
Read 447
Write 437
Mixed 386
SusWrite 161
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 23
119% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 34
90% 185 MB/s
155GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 141 136 145 140 134 MB/s
Read 446
Write 287
Mixed 278
SusWrite 146
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 17.7
76% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 17.2
54% 118 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 120 121 134 136 139 MB/s
Read 430
Write 188
Mixed 20
SusWrite 130
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 8.1
41% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 33.4
82% 166 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 151 119 124 123 126 MB/s
Read 210
Write 282
Mixed 308
SusWrite 128
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 7
56% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 33.9
66% 130 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 33 31 51 25 37 MB/s
Read 428
Write 32
Mixed 188
SusWrite 40.1
37% 172 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 0.2
48% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 95.7
DQ Mixed 32.9
51% 99.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,834,531 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 11,925 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,059

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