Average Bench: 45.4% (914th of 1071)

Based on 156,194 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 425MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2018) is 20.7%. 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 91.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 74.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 156,194 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 425 460
168 Write 322 387
131 Mixed 244 324
41.7 SusWrite 91.8 165
60.2% 271 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 4K Read 18.5 23.5
15.2 4K Write 32.8 45.3
6.21 4K Mixed 13.8 19.6
63.2% 21.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 101 120
25.5 DQ Write 74.4 103
9.96 DQ Mixed 31.9 44.4
39% 69.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 146 101 142 123 126 MB/s
Read 451
Write 281
Mixed 295
SusWrite 169
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 19
74% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 79.7
DQ Mixed 44.4
48% 79.7 MB/s
135GB free
Firmware: UF220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 90 46 79 116 124 MB/s
Read 457
Write 390
Mixed 184
SusWrite 125
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 40.6
4K Mixed 11.7
71% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 78.8
DQ Mixed 12.5
32% 68.8 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: UF870400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 114 131 132 130 128 MB/s
Read 409
Write 319
Mixed 246
SusWrite 143
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 30.3
4K Mixed 13.4
62% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 72.2
DQ Mixed 33
41% 74.2 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 1.2 1.5 10 1.5 155 MB/s
Read 451
Write 370
Mixed 299
SusWrite 57.9
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 16.2
66% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 76.2
DQ Mixed 44
47% 78.6 MB/s
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Typical Green 240GB (2018) Builds (Compare 2,660 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

System: Cyberpowerpc C SERIES

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $380

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 Comments

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Terrible

9 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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