Average Bench: 45.2% (902nd of 1058)

Based on 121,495 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 18.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2018) is 22.4%. 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 103MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 74.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 121,495 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 422 459
207 Write 326 387
119 Mixed 240 323
45.6 SusWrite 103 162
60.6% 273 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.8 4K Read 18.2 23.6
13.4 4K Write 31.8 44.8
5.8 4K Mixed 13.1 19.5
61.2% 21 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 DQ Read 97.4 120
23.4 DQ Write 74.3 103
9.9 DQ Mixed 30.1 44.2
37.6% 67.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
164GB free
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 93 114 130 128 123 MB/s
Read 462
Write 379
Mixed 284
SusWrite 164
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 43
4K Mixed 19.7
84% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 80.5
DQ Mixed 41.5
46% 79.6 MB/s
188GB free
Firmware: UF510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 169 77 134 134 134 MB/s
Read 436
Write 327
Mixed 298
SusWrite 131
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 17.5
72% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 88.5
DQ Mixed 44.7
49% 83.7 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: UF870400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 134 138 133 57 27 MB/s
Read 448
Write 334
Mixed 262
SusWrite 134
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 15.5
71% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 79.6
DQ Mixed 31.4
41% 74.7 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: UF510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 141 130 132 123 118 MB/s
Read 433
Write 352
Mixed 327
SusWrite 146
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 19
66% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 53
DQ Mixed 44.5
44% 71.9 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 26 99 139 40 2 MB/s
Read 456
Write 365
Mixed 266
SusWrite 74.6
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 11.4
71% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 70.9
DQ Mixed 30.4
40% 72.6 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 60 44 40 28 27 MB/s
Read 415
Write 318
Mixed 176
SusWrite 65.1
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 36.5
4K Mixed 16.9
66% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 4.6
DQ Write 78.7
DQ Mixed 16.8
20% 33.4 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 105 80 32 38 26 MB/s
Read 342
Write 304
Mixed 267
SusWrite 73
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 20.4
4K Mixed 10.5
48% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 52.7
DQ Mixed 19.1
30% 59.2 MB/s
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Typical Green 240GB (2018) Builds (Compare 4,752 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Cyberpowerpc C SERIES

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $410

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Poor

3 years ago.

Go for a samsung 850 evo


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Big improvement from HDD


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