Average Bench: 55.2% (783rd of 1011)

Based on 10,469 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 44.8% 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 72.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 196MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 33%. 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 107MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,469 samples)
Min Avg Max
248 Read 388 482
23.9 Write 231 414
19.2 Mixed 236 380
46.2 SusWrite 107 185
53.3% 240 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.28 4K Read 18 25.7
24.7 4K Write 72.3 120
0.2 4K Mixed 15.6 22.5
85.6% 35.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
99.1 DQ Read 165 216
58.8 DQ Write 196 310
0.2 DQ Mixed 25.3 34.4
62.2% 129 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
126GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 180 141 134 134 149 MB/s
Read 460
Write 438
Mixed 388
SusWrite 194
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 24.5
136% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 34.3
88% 182 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 40 91 73 70 66 MB/s
Read 438
Write 146
Mixed 318
SusWrite 73.1
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 22.6
97% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 84.5
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 23.1
68% 139 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 74 85 70 96 89 MB/s
Read 301
Write 296
Mixed 241
SusWrite 91.5
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 15.5
95% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 20.6
77% 165 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 60 70 35 51 53 MB/s
Read 358
Write 129
Mixed 352
SusWrite 63.3
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 18.4
87% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 0.1
37% 89.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,666,779 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 12,801 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,056

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

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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $203
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