Average Bench: 54% (831st of 1039)

Based on 17,053 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 45.9% 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 69.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 190MB/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 24.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,053 samples)
Min Avg Max
236 Read 382 483
20.8 Write 223 418
19.9 Mixed 227 382
38.6 SusWrite 101 196
51.7% 233 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.64 4K Read 18.1 26.1
15.3 4K Write 69.8 111
0.22 4K Mixed 15.6 22.4
84.3% 34.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
50.8 DQ Read 163 209
33 DQ Write 190 310
0.2 DQ Mixed 24.7 34.4
60.8% 126 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 137 127 131 133 133 MB/s
Read 278
Write 376
Mixed 344
SusWrite 155
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 13.4
62% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 26.9
76% 157 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 101 44 63 55 55 MB/s
Read 354
Write 22
Mixed 109
SusWrite 64.3
30% 137 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 57.7
4K Mixed 11.1
69% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 24.3
76% 160 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 83 45 51 32 69 MB/s
Read 372
Write 66.2
Mixed 310
SusWrite 57.2
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 17.6
4K Mixed 11.2
37% 12.6 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 65.9
DQ Mixed 26.5
39% 75 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,817,480 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 6,890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,014

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Poor

18 months ago.

Meh. Go buy some a 860 EVO or Crucial.


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