Average Bench: 45.2% (849th of 1011)

Based on 35,086 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH30

Below average average bench

The WD Green 240GB (2018) averaged 54.7% 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 422MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2018) is just 19%. 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 92.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 68.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,086 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 422 460
147 Write 307 380
134 Mixed 246 325
43.7 SusWrite 92.7 159
59.3% 267 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 18 23
13 4K Write 30.3 42.5
8.58 4K Mixed 15.1 19.7
62.7% 21.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 DQ Read 98.9 120
18.7 DQ Write 68.4 94.2
12.1 DQ Mixed 33.5 44.3
38.6% 66.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
96GB free
Firmware: UF300000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 120 114 127 56 90 MB/s
Read 456
Write 297
Mixed 272
SusWrite 118
63% 286 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 19.5
83% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 83.4
DQ Mixed 40.8
46% 78.6 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 7.2 21 128 144 144 MB/s
Read 461
Write 362
Mixed 318
SusWrite 128
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 35.8
4K Mixed 19.2
78% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 71.8
DQ Mixed 40.3
43% 73.1 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 3.3 30 11 23 36 MB/s
Read 428
Write 357
Mixed 217
SusWrite 46
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 17.9
68% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 81.5
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 39.2
42% 68.6 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 142 153 109 121 155 MB/s
Read 421
Write 298
Mixed 151
SusWrite 126
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 21
4K Mixed 15.2
55% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 5.3
DQ Mixed 24
27% 49.3 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 3.4 22 4.3 39 131 MB/s
Read 395
Write 295
Mixed 169
SusWrite 64.6
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 18.4
64% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 62.3
DQ Mixed 41.2
43% 72.9 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 130 121 131 147 148 MB/s
Read 411
Write 200
Mixed 272
SusWrite 118
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 23.4
4K Mixed 13.9
55% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 6.1
DQ Mixed 42.5
35% 54.2 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 93 3.8 89 111 86 MB/s
Read 457
Write 326
Mixed 238
SusWrite 98.1
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 28.4
4K Mixed 5.9
57% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.6
DQ Write 79.2
DQ Mixed 7.1
19% 38.6 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 59 110 48 18 110 MB/s
Read 352
Write 300
Mixed 198
SusWrite 88.6
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 21
4K Mixed 12.4
44% 14.9 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 83.8
DQ Mixed 40.1
46% 79 MB/s
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Typical Green 240GB (2018) Builds (Compare 27,593 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $877

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