Average Bench: 52.2% (863rd of 1058)

Based on 19,056 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 47.7% 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 66.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 187MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 35.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WD Green 240GB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 97.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 24.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,056 samples)
Min Avg Max
208 Read 370 480
23.2 Write 221 419
20 Mixed 220 378
40.1 SusWrite 97.9 185
50.4% 227 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.81 4K Read 17.6 25.8
17.4 4K Write 66.8 111
0.2 4K Mixed 14.6 22.7
80.8% 33 MB/s
Min Avg Max
102 DQ Read 166 214
35.1 DQ Write 187 311
0.2 DQ Mixed 24.1 34.6
60.3% 126 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 164 129 128 143 144 MB/s
Read 451
Write 395
Mixed 378
SusWrite 160
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 19.9
98% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 32.9
80% 163 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 165 123 115 127 122 MB/s
Read 452
Write 422
Mixed 380
SusWrite 164
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 19.1
94% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 33.4
85% 175 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 122 123 134 153 134 MB/s
Read 343
Write 123
Mixed 194
SusWrite 139
44% 200 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 20.8
116% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 25.9
49% 98.2 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 70 90 83 58 64 MB/s
Read 435
Write 220
Mixed 376
SusWrite 81.2
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 18.5
84% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 29.1
66% 136 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 44 50 37 38 47 MB/s
Read 395
Write 56
Mixed 68
SusWrite 53.4
31% 143 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 2.9
66% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 21.8
74% 157 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 64 58 57 59 81 MB/s
Read 452
Write 359
Mixed 314
SusWrite 73.4
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 14.9
59% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 75.4
DQ Mixed 29.9
47% 92.2 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 115 89 83 65 63 MB/s
Read 402
Write 73.9
Mixed 236
SusWrite 81
44% 198 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 13.2
50% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 33.9
DQ Mixed 25.6
40% 81.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,208,814 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 9,469 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,104

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 Comments

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Excellent

1 month ago.

I've never had a problem, and it's very fast


Poor

2 years ago.

Meh. Go buy some a 860 EVO or Crucial.


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