Average Bench: 45.3% (902nd of 1058)

Based on 173,879 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH30

Below average average bench

The WD Green 240GB (2018) averaged 54.6% 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 424MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2018) is 21.1%. 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 92.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 73.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 173,879 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 424 461
182 Write 325 386
127 Mixed 246 328
41.7 SusWrite 92.5 167
60.5% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 4K Read 18.4 23.5
15.7 4K Write 33.2 45.3
6.43 4K Mixed 13.8 19.6
63.2% 21.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 DQ Read 97.2 120
20.5 DQ Write 73.8 102
10.6 DQ Mixed 31.2 44.3
38.1% 67.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: UF400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 150 140 141 141 142 MB/s
Read 455
Write 387
Mixed 327
SusWrite 176
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 17
82% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 33.9
48% 87.8 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF870400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 22 20 21 24 42 MB/s
Read 452
Write 274
Mixed 213
SusWrite 50.9
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 20.5
4K Mixed 6.5
53% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 62.4
DQ Mixed 27.8
37% 68.9 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 104 129 121 121 83 MB/s
Read 364
Write 308
Mixed 165
SusWrite 124
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 8.8
4K Write 17.8
4K Mixed 7.1
32% 11.2 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 94
DQ Mixed 32.8
44% 79.9 MB/s
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Typical Green 240GB (2018) Builds (Compare 7,373 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Cyberpowerpc C SERIES

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $392

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 Comments

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Terrible

3 months ago.

Low power drive with low performance. Probably only worth considering for use in a laptop.


Poor

4 years ago.

Go for a samsung 850 evo


Good

2 years ago.

Big improvement from HDD


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