Average Bench: 52.9% (839th of 1037)

Based on 15,547 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 47.1% 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 67.2MB/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 36.4%. 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 98.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,547 samples)
Min Avg Max
198 Read 379 478
27.7 Write 216 422
19.9 Mixed 219 384
40.3 SusWrite 98.4 185
50.5% 228 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8 4K Read 17.9 26.2
20 4K Write 67.2 111
0.2 4K Mixed 14.6 22.3
81.4% 33.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
83.2 DQ Read 165 220
33.5 DQ Write 192 314
0.2 DQ Mixed 25.3 34.7
61.6% 128 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 137 140 137 128 134 MB/s
Read 503
Write 398
Mixed 320
SusWrite 142
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 0.2
78% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 31.6
78% 158 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 70 85 88 77 76 MB/s
Read 220
Write 199
Mixed 320
SusWrite 89.3
47% 207 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 16.3
96% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 19.9
73% 157 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 70 63 64 58 56 MB/s
Read 419
Write 253
Mixed 374
SusWrite 71.1
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 11.2
74% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 34.1
65% 131 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 45 51 38 50 46 MB/s
Read 395
Write 42.8
Mixed 125
SusWrite 64.1
34% 157 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 30.9
4K Mixed 10.7
46% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 20.9
74% 160 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 115 89 83 89 83 MB/s
Read 322
Write 95.2
Mixed 128
SusWrite 96.7
35% 161 MB/s
4K Read 9.9
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 8.3
50% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 70
DQ Mixed 4.9
33% 78.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,537,142 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2016) Builds (Compare 4,448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,098

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Poor

14 months ago.

Meh. Go buy some a 860 EVO or Crucial.


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