Average Bench: 53.4% (773rd of 992)

Based on 8,115 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 46.6% 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 70.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 188MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 33.8%. 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 102MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 24.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,115 samples)
Min Avg Max
235 Read 378 483
24.5 Write 211 401
20 Mixed 215 376
44.6 SusWrite 102 154
50.2% 226 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.81 4K Read 17.8 24.8
19.5 4K Write 70.1 117
0.2 4K Mixed 14.9 22.3
83.1% 34.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
62.6 DQ Read 162 221
34.1 DQ Write 188 308
0.2 DQ Mixed 24.8 34.3
60.3% 125 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 115 109 147 102 77 MB/s
Read 372
Write 266
Mixed 362
SusWrite 115
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 21.4
121% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 2.8
47% 112 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 123 83 128 83 91 MB/s
Read 470
Write 380
Mixed 372
SusWrite 111
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 0.2
81% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 21
70% 147 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 89 96 96 102 83 MB/s
Read 265
Write 179
Mixed 369
SusWrite 98.3
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 37.2
4K Mixed 15.9
73% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 33.5
61% 121 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 51 95 27 101 45 MB/s
Read 269
Write 328
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 76.7
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 5.9
53% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 15.7
57% 123 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,966,448 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 10,338 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,096

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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