Average Bench: 52.5% (876th of 1072)

Based on 20,831 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 47.4% 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 69.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 186MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 36.1%. 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 101MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,831 samples)
Min Avg Max
215 Read 366 474
18.6 Write 228 425
20 Mixed 232 382
43.1 SusWrite 101 188
51.5% 232 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.74 4K Read 17.3 25.7
16.9 4K Write 69.1 112
0.2 4K Mixed 14.9 22.8
81.8% 33.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
64.9 DQ Read 165 222
32.4 DQ Write 186 312
0.2 DQ Mixed 25 34.8
60.4% 125 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 178 117 115 117 132 MB/s
Read 480
Write 439
Mixed 387
SusWrite 180
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 22.5
113% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 33.5
89% 183 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 134 134 134 141 160 MB/s
Read 413
Write 409
Mixed 160
SusWrite 149
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 4.8
77% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 34.3
82% 167 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 103 75 70 51 70 MB/s
Read 473
Write 82
Mixed 128
SusWrite 79.7
41% 191 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 33.6
4K Mixed 19.4
70% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 2.5
57% 135 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 114 108 114 124 122 MB/s
Read 284
Write 290
Mixed 318
SusWrite 121
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 12.1
77% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 34.7
77% 151 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 39 38 31 27 44 MB/s
Read 407
Write 39.2
Mixed 114
SusWrite 52.6
33% 153 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 9.2
33% 8.33 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,398 SSDs tested

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 6,559 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $798

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 Comments

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Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Poor

4 years ago.

Meh. Go buy some a 860 EVO or Crucial.


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