Average Bench: 46.2% (853rd of 1016)

Based on 41,125 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH30

Below average average bench

The WD Green 240GB (2018) averaged 53.8% 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 18.5MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2018) is just 19.9%. 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 100MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 71.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,125 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 424 461
140 Write 314 385
132 Mixed 245 328
42.5 SusWrite 100 161
60.2% 271 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 4K Read 18.5 23.1
15 4K Write 32.2 44.2
6.72 4K Mixed 14.7 19.8
63.9% 21.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 103 120
23.5 DQ Write 71.4 98.8
11.4 DQ Mixed 32.3 44.3
38.9% 68.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
122GB free
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 107 140 141 147 147 MB/s
Read 450
Write 277
Mixed 204
SusWrite 160
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 27
4K Mixed 14.8
60% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 67.9
DQ Mixed 40.3
44% 75.2 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 122 134 135 110 119 MB/s
Read 409
Write 351
Mixed 179
SusWrite 150
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 7.3
59% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 91.5
DQ Mixed 32.4
44% 80.1 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 1.5 2.4 24 184 56 MB/s
Read 444
Write 375
Mixed 329
SusWrite 73.8
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 25.9
4K Mixed 16.9
55% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 67
DQ Mixed 27.7
38% 71.1 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 8.1 3.1 16 66 135 MB/s
Read 418
Write 361
Mixed 212
SusWrite 67.6
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 25.1
4K Mixed 17.2
62% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 77.7
DQ Write 65.3
DQ Mixed 41.1
39% 61.4 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 46 58 2 53 38 MB/s
Read 424
Write 222
Mixed 141
SusWrite 75
47% 216 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 25.1
4K Mixed 14.2
57% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 98.1
DQ Write 40
DQ Mixed 12.6
24% 50.2 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 36 1.3 1.5 8.3 28 MB/s
Read 368
Write 287
Mixed 196
SusWrite 42.2
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 16.8
4K Mixed 14.3
45% 14.3 MB/s
DQ Read 52
DQ Write 24.2
DQ Mixed 40.5
29% 38.9 MB/s
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Typical Green 240GB (2018) Builds (Compare 30,600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $838

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