Average Bench: 44.8% (851st of 1011)

Based on 31,919 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH30

Below average average bench

The WD Green 240GB (2018) averaged 55.1% 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. Sequential Read Speed 420MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.7MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2018) is just 18.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 240GB (2018) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 65.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,919 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 420 461
150 Write 304 376
127 Mixed 242 319
42.7 SusWrite 91.2 145
58.7% 265 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 17.7 23
13.6 4K Write 30.3 41.8
7.51 4K Mixed 14.9 19.6
62% 21 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 DQ Read 99.7 119
20.4 DQ Write 65.9 90.4
12.6 DQ Mixed 34.3 44.4
38.7% 66.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 43 107 110 97 129 MB/s
Read 453
Write 359
Mixed 300
SusWrite 112
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 27.7
4K Mixed 18.6
72% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 87.5
DQ Mixed 1.6
28% 68.3 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF300000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 64 101 16 27 17 MB/s
Read 451
Write 173
Mixed 266
SusWrite 55.2
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 33.8
4K Mixed 18.6
74% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 49.8
DQ Mixed 41.4
42% 68.7 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 95 77 82 102 113 MB/s
Read 404
Write 340
Mixed 309
SusWrite 128
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 13.4
49% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 84.7
DQ Mixed 41.5
47% 81.4 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 3.8 127 120 146 148 MB/s
Read 364
Write 267
Mixed 275
SusWrite 128
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 32
4K Mixed 13.3
54% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 86.7
DQ Mixed 43.7
48% 82.3 MB/s
104GB free
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 165 125 125 122 127 MB/s
Read 375
Write 209
Mixed 252
SusWrite 162
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 21.6
4K Mixed 12.6
45% 15.3 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 40.8
46% 79.1 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF300000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 72 63 27 19 91 MB/s
Read 428
Write 123
Mixed 194
SusWrite 49.3
43% 199 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 8.2
4K Mixed 19.1
54% 14.6 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 26.1
DQ Mixed 25.6
29% 50.7 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 103 86 71 100 120 MB/s
Read 416
Write 150
Mixed 120
SusWrite 93.7
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 19.4
4K Mixed 9.3
46% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 52.3
DQ Mixed 20.9
33% 63.8 MB/s
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Typical Green 240GB (2018) Builds (Compare 25,715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $816

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