Average Bench: 45.5% (902nd of 1058)

Based on 143,075 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH30

Below average average bench

The WD Green 240GB (2018) averaged 54.5% 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 18.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2018) is 20.9%. 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 102MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 75.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 143,075 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 422 459
183 Write 323 387
135 Mixed 242 324
46.4 SusWrite 102 164
60.5% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 4K Read 18.4 23.5
13.7 4K Write 32.4 45.6
6.3 4K Mixed 13.2 19.6
62% 21.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 DQ Read 98.6 120
26.2 DQ Write 75.5 103
11.8 DQ Mixed 31.2 44.2
38.5% 68.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
123GB free
Firmware: UF510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 156 161 157 159 158 MB/s
Read 444
Write 281
Mixed 309
SusWrite 195
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 19
79% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 86.6
DQ Mixed 44.2
48% 81.5 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 75 98 128 121 106 MB/s
Read 411
Write 343
Mixed 157
SusWrite 110
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 14.1
72% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 80.9
DQ Mixed 17.3
35% 71.7 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 33 52 3.8 4 67 MB/s
Read 415
Write 354
Mixed 221
SusWrite 51.8
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 15.1
70% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 80.2
DQ Mixed 32.1
40% 72.6 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 2.8 10 13 57 4.3 MB/s
Read 423
Write 287
Mixed 237
SusWrite 49.7
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 34.9
4K Mixed 17.5
66% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 87.4
DQ Mixed 29.9
42% 78.7 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 106 134 137 134 138 MB/s
Read 420
Write 344
Mixed 274
SusWrite 137
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 7.5
46% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 99.6
DQ Mixed 35.6
47% 84.4 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 50 16 11 70 80 MB/s
Read 446
Write 339
Mixed 284
SusWrite 71.1
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 10.4
52% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 88.1
DQ Mixed 44.1
49% 83.3 MB/s
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Typical Green 240GB (2018) Builds (Compare 5,708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Cyberpowerpc C SERIES

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $433

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Poor

3 years ago.

Go for a samsung 850 evo


Good

18 months ago.

Big improvement from HDD


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