Average Bench: 51.6% (865th of 1055)

Based on 16,772 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 48.4% 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 64.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 185MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 35.7%. 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 99.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,772 samples)
Min Avg Max
187 Read 366 481
17.2 Write 221 416
20.6 Mixed 230 378
41.8 SusWrite 99.3 191
50.9% 229 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.1 4K Read 17.6 24.6
15.2 4K Write 64.8 109
0.2 4K Mixed 14.3 22.4
79.3% 32.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
61.7 DQ Read 162 214
31.4 DQ Write 185 309
0.2 DQ Mixed 25.9 34.7
60.5% 124 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 79 113 58 83 64 MB/s
Read 476
Write 391
Mixed 380
SusWrite 87.3
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 14.8
97% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 0.2
54% 128 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 102 96 89 87 98 MB/s
Read 477
Write 116
Mixed 171
SusWrite 103
47% 217 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 14.9
86% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 27.8
69% 142 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 115 122 127 115 115 MB/s
Read 306
Write 355
Mixed 259
SusWrite 132
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 15.9
92% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 0.2
51% 122 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 57 89 45 51 57 MB/s
Read 423
Write 381
Mixed 230
SusWrite 64
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 19.7
80% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 34.4
67% 130 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 44 58 50 38 63 MB/s
Read 454
Write 358
Mixed 176
SusWrite 55.3
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 8.6
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 18.8
72% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 33.2
62% 124 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 60 116 70 58 70 MB/s
Read 318
Write 169
Mixed 131
SusWrite 83
39% 175 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 20.3
83% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 0.2
41% 101 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 64 102 58 57 54 MB/s
Read 411
Write 218
Mixed 319
SusWrite 72.3
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 11.1
66% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 32.8
74% 149 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 70 37 50 24 50 MB/s
Read 416
Write 11.2
Mixed 109
SusWrite 42.9
31% 145 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 3.7
77% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 58.7
DQ Mixed 27.2
42% 81.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,207,700 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 7,560 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,009

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Poor

20 months ago.

Meh. Go buy some a 860 EVO or Crucial.


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