Average Bench: 44.8% (840th of 1003)

Based on 24,052 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH30

Below average average bench

The WD Green 240GB (2018) averaged 55.1% 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 18MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 240GB (2018) is just 19.7%. 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 92.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 67.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,052 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 422 460
131 Write 298 374
90.9 Mixed 234 323
44.3 SusWrite 92.1 150
58% 261 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 18 23.1
7.09 4K Write 28.8 42.4
8.7 4K Mixed 15.3 19.7
62.1% 20.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 DQ Read 101 120
19.8 DQ Write 67.6 91.1
13.8 DQ Mixed 34.3 44.3
39% 67.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 85 36 68 130 100 MB/s
Read 424
Write 274
Mixed 224
SusWrite 104
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 16.2
70% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 91.7
DQ Mixed 44.7
50% 84.3 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 1.7 27 52 28 94 MB/s
Read 418
Write 340
Mixed 201
SusWrite 65.7
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 17.3
75% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 20.2
DQ Mixed 40.1
35% 54.6 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 2.8 42 31 75 30 MB/s
Read 454
Write 347
Mixed 93.5
SusWrite 70.3
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 23.8
4K Mixed 10.5
55% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 80.3
DQ Mixed 29.1
40% 73.3 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 19 50 49 105 99 MB/s
Read 411
Write 321
Mixed 258
SusWrite 82
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 9.3
64% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 23.6
DQ Write 64.8
DQ Mixed 41
32% 43.1 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 1.5 7.5 12 79 162 MB/s
Read 405
Write 295
Mixed 275
SusWrite 72.1
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 21.4
4K Mixed 15.6
52% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 70.6
DQ Mixed 43.4
45% 73.5 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 55 7.5 76 62 42 MB/s
Read 357
Write 149
Mixed 205
SusWrite 47.7
42% 190 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 14.8
4K Mixed 17.7
57% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 19.6
DQ Write 24.6
DQ Mixed 20.4
16% 21.5 MB/s
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Typical Green 240GB (2018) Builds (Compare 23,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $876

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