Average Bench: 43.5% (819th of 980)

Based on 9,629 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH30

Below average average bench

The WD Green 240GB (2018) averaged 56.4% 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 420MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2018) is 21.1%. 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 88.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 64.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,629 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 420 459
120 Write 292 373
36.1 Mixed 224 318
38.4 SusWrite 88.8 143
56.8% 256 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.3 4K Read 18 23
4.46 4K Write 27.5 41.7
2.02 4K Mixed 13.9 19
59.7% 19.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.5 DQ Read 103 119
16.4 DQ Write 64.9 88.1
10.5 DQ Mixed 33.3 41.4
38.4% 66.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 8.3 5.2 5.2 142 35 MB/s
Read 429
Write 355
Mixed 272
SusWrite 71.2
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 35.1
4K Mixed 17
73% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 86.8
DQ Mixed 25.8
40% 77.1 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 3.5 29 30 30 71 MB/s
Read 398
Write 338
Mixed 192
SusWrite 56.1
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 33.2
4K Mixed 16.8
65% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 79.5
DQ Mixed 39.8
45% 77.6 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 46 3.4 4 3.1 72 MB/s
Read 452
Write 364
Mixed 228
SusWrite 63.7
61% 277 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 7.9
4K Mixed 18.1
58% 15.3 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 32 16 44 132 12 MB/s
Read 339
Write 282
Mixed 150
SusWrite 84.7
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 20.6
4K Mixed 13.8
53% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 20
DQ Write 26.1
DQ Mixed 13.6
13% 19.9 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 14 4.2 133 21 107 MB/s
Read 412
Write 322
Mixed 231
SusWrite 88.3
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 1.3
42% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 54.6
DQ Write 27.4
DQ Mixed 33.4
27% 38.5 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 101 4.9 85 21 62 MB/s
Read 393
Write 265
Mixed 180
SusWrite 76.9
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 14.1
40% 10.3 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 66 46 71 102 98 MB/s
Read 343
Write 294
Mixed 208
SusWrite 88.8
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 14.6
4K Mixed 8.7
33% 10.9 MB/s
DQ Read 68
DQ Write 82.3
DQ Mixed 40.7
40% 63.7 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 51 49 107 113 112 MB/s
Read 447
Write 327
Mixed 296
SusWrite 114
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 1.3
28% 6.23 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,464,199 SSDs tested.

Typical Green 240GB (2018) Builds (Compare 16,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $824

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