Average Bench: 51.5% (869th of 1058)

Based on 5,222 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G1G0B-00RC30

Average average bench

The WD Green SATA M.2 240GB averaged 48.4% 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 64.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 190MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green SATA M.2 240GB is 30.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green SATA M.2 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 102MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,222 samples)
Min Avg Max
189 Read 359 466
21.7 Write 229 409
24.3 Mixed 231 375
41.4 SusWrite 102 190
51.2% 230 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.51 4K Read 16.9 24.4
20.8 4K Write 64.7 106
0.2 4K Mixed 14.3 22
78.1% 32 MB/s
Min Avg Max
107 DQ Read 167 219
34 DQ Write 190 307
0.2 DQ Mixed 25 34.6
61.3% 127 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 142 121 121 115 115 MB/s
Read 457
Write 394
Mixed 382
SusWrite 117
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 21.7
118% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 32.9
53% 104 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 117 52 70 52 70 MB/s
Read 440
Write 362
Mixed 310
SusWrite 77
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 4.7
65% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 33.7
84% 170 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 115 70 102 70 102 MB/s
Read 455
Write 335
Mixed 319
SusWrite 108
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 8.1
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 11.9
44% 17 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 33.9
83% 168 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 51 51 75 65 58 MB/s
Read 420
Write 81.2
Mixed 316
SusWrite 68.1
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 23.2
4K Mixed 17.8
55% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 54.6
DQ Mixed 26.8
40% 77.8 MB/s
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Typical Green SATA M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 7%
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Desktop 63%
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Workstation 6%
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System: Monster ABRA A5 V12.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 9% - Terrible Total price: $62

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Great value. Suitable for basic desktop use.


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