Average Bench: 53.4% (851st of 1057)

Based on 15,447 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 46.5% 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 70.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 194MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2016) is 38.6%. 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 106MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 24.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,447 samples)
Min Avg Max
194 Read 369 476
26.3 Write 233 426
20.7 Mixed 236 381
46 SusWrite 106 191
52.5% 236 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.94 4K Read 17.7 25.7
16.7 4K Write 70.6 113
0.2 4K Mixed 14.6 23
82.9% 34.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
104 DQ Read 166 221
32.5 DQ Write 194 309
0.2 DQ Mixed 24.9 34.7
61.7% 128 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
143GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 179 122 115 134 115 MB/s
Read 486
Write 261
Mixed 388
SusWrite 184
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 24.5
133% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 35.2
93% 192 MB/s
131GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 115 118 128 118 115 MB/s
Read 458
Write 437
Mixed 390
SusWrite 136
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 23.3
122% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 17.5
80% 176 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 31 31 33 32 19 MB/s
Read 377
Write 359
Mixed 340
SusWrite 42.2
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 10.7
70% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 0.2
55% 133 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 87 51 83 64 75 MB/s
Read 309
Write 314
Mixed 295
SusWrite 79
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 15
65% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 33.9
56% 108 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 51 65 50 66 51 MB/s
Read 296
Write 317
Mixed 280
SusWrite 67.4
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 18.2
54% 13.7 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 30 40 19 24 13 MB/s
Read 312
Write 26.7
Mixed 302
SusWrite 30.7
37% 168 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 0.1
42% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 2.7
DQ Mixed 26.2
31% 59.2 MB/s
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Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 8,579 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,032

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Poor

23 months ago.

Meh. Go buy some a 860 EVO or Crucial.


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