Average Bench: 54.8% (770th of 1000)

Based on 9,079 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 45.2% 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 193MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 34.9%. 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 105MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 24.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,079 samples)
Min Avg Max
225 Read 385 483
30.9 Write 227 414
23 Mixed 231 382
47.5 SusWrite 105 164
52.6% 237 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.7 4K Read 18.8 25.6
22 4K Write 72.1 111
0.95 4K Mixed 14.9 22.5
85.8% 35.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.4 DQ Read 163 217
42.8 DQ Write 193 312
0.2 DQ Mixed 24.6 34.2
61% 127 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 83 130 126 96 125 MB/s
Read 476
Write 218
Mixed 369
SusWrite 123
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 20.1
100% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 33.2
72% 147 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 216 134 134 134 141 MB/s
Read 395
Write 371
Mixed 345
SusWrite 184
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 17.3
92% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 33.3
81% 163 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 101 77 51 114 102 MB/s
Read 469
Write 377
Mixed 352
SusWrite 98.8
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 14.4
89% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 32.5
79% 161 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 76 71 77 96 83 MB/s
Read 456
Write 26.8
Mixed 388
SusWrite 88.2
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 13.5
100% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 31.1
57% 114 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 47 50 55 98 51 MB/s
Read 445
Write 18
Mixed 123
SusWrite 62.6
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 19.3
65% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 27.7
50% 100 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,374,785 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 11,133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,087

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