Average Bench: 54.5% (747th of 980)

Based on 7,704 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 45.5% 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 72.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 188MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 32.7%. 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 103MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 24.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,704 samples)
Min Avg Max
248 Read 388 483
28.5 Write 217 413
20.9 Mixed 236 380
45.8 SusWrite 103 158
52.3% 236 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.32 4K Read 18.2 25.7
18 4K Write 72.1 113
0.2 4K Mixed 15.1 22.7
85.1% 35.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
58.2 DQ Read 160 213
30.4 DQ Write 188 308
0.2 DQ Mixed 24.6 34.2
60% 124 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 135 108 100 102 109 MB/s
Read 438
Write 38.7
Mixed 388
SusWrite 104
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 22.5
117% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 34.5
78% 160 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 64 83 52 83 89 MB/s
Read 434
Write 384
Mixed 368
SusWrite 93
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 19.6
107% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 33.6
82% 167 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 121 115 115 115 109 MB/s
Read 352
Write 78.5
Mixed 231
SusWrite 121
43% 196 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 20.6
121% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 33.2
53% 103 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 106 49 60 63 69 MB/s
Read 493
Write 57.5
Mixed 385
SusWrite 71
55% 252 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 15
51% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 33.4
63% 124 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 61 69 73 61 59 MB/s
Read 336
Write 194
Mixed 239
SusWrite 70.9
47% 210 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 12.3
79% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 78.3
DQ Mixed 24.5
51% 109 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z331
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 112 40 57 54 60 MB/s
Read 310
Write 272
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 69.6
39% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 4
34% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 32.6
60% 116 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,465,103 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 9,345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,067

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