Average Bench: 54.9% (717th of 964)

Based on 6,355 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 45.0% 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 73.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 187MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 31.4%. 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 25.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,355 samples)
Min Avg Max
237 Read 385 477
32 Write 223 399
19.7 Mixed 218 375
47.7 SusWrite 105 164
51.6% 233 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.32 4K Read 18.3 24.9
21.9 4K Write 73.4 113
0.2 4K Mixed 15.5 22.4
86.5% 35.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.5 DQ Read 162 212
46.7 DQ Write 187 307
0.2 DQ Mixed 25.3 34.3
60.4% 125 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
92GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 144 137 134 134 134 MB/s
Read 477
Write 431
Mixed 195
SusWrite 144
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 23.8
119% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 25.6
65% 138 MB/s
105GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 128 134 134 134 142 MB/s
Read 418
Write 366
Mixed 295
SusWrite 142
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 18.5
4K Mixed 12.9
57% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 33.2
65% 131 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 58 51 45 38 44 MB/s
Read 208
Write 335
Mixed 248
SusWrite 60.1
48% 213 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 59.9
4K Mixed 19.3
91% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 34.3
57% 111 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,664,924 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 8,077 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) - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,004

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