Average Bench: 54% (800th of 1016)

Based on 11,994 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 70.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 192MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 33.5%. 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 25.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,994 samples)
Min Avg Max
237 Read 384 486
28.9 Write 221 419
20.8 Mixed 231 382
46.8 SusWrite 103 165
52% 235 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.21 4K Read 18.1 26
20.5 4K Write 70.2 114
0.2 4K Mixed 14.9 22.7
83.7% 34.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.8 DQ Read 162 215
43.2 DQ Write 192 309
0.2 DQ Mixed 25.1 34.3
61% 126 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 128 128 134 134 127 MB/s
Read 342
Write 72.5
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 136
35% 159 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 18.8
114% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 0.2
58% 140 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 74 64 64 111 61 MB/s
Read 422
Write 248
Mixed 319
SusWrite 74.7
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 16.7
75% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 33.7
65% 129 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 44 51 66 55 64 MB/s
Read 374
Write 350
Mixed 310
SusWrite 65.1
62% 275 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 17.9
65% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 21.6
76% 162 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 57 83 51 52 64 MB/s
Read 283
Write 124
Mixed 351
SusWrite 70.6
46% 207 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 16
50% 13.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,626,442 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 14,754 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,096

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

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Poor

6 months ago.

Meh. Go buy some a 860 EVO or Crucial.


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