Average Bench: 53.2% (820th of 1026)

Based on 14,226 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 46.7% 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 68.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 194MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 31.7%. 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 98.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,226 samples)
Min Avg Max
256 Read 388 478
30.9 Write 222 408
24.7 Mixed 224 378
42.5 SusWrite 98.7 169
51.8% 233 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.9 4K Read 17.8 24.8
24.3 4K Write 68.2 110
0.2 4K Mixed 14.4 22.1
81.5% 33.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
63 DQ Read 161 214
41.8 DQ Write 194 310
0.2 DQ Mixed 25.1 34.6
61.2% 127 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 102 143 125 96 141 MB/s
Read 270
Write 396
Mixed 339
SusWrite 133
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 16.2
93% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 33.2
64% 128 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 336 153 116 115 117 MB/s
Read 436
Write 344
Mixed 348
SusWrite 175
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 20.1
4K Mixed 11.5
53% 16.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 33.9
80% 162 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 61 79 98 100 82 MB/s
Read 312
Write 20.5
Mixed 116
SusWrite 86.5
29% 134 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 59.4
4K Mixed 14.4
78% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 34.2
83% 168 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 70 41 36 44 48 MB/s
Read 396
Write 361
Mixed 353
SusWrite 58.2
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 12.9
79% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 0.2
48% 114 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 30 26 25 51 13 MB/s
Read 367
Write 67.5
Mixed 63.2
SusWrite 32.8
28% 133 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 16.3
82% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 47.3
DQ Mixed 33.2
41% 76.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,653,707 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 17,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,084

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Poor

10 months ago.

Meh. Go buy some a 860 EVO or Crucial.


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