Average Bench: 43.3% (915th of 1058)

Based on 548 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH 240GB averaged 56.7% 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 400MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 16.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH 240GB is 21.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 101MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 72.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 548 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 400 457
107 Write 295 371
78.8 Mixed 225 317
41.7 SusWrite 101 154
56.7% 255 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.03 4K Read 16.8 23.4
12.6 4K Write 29.3 42.6
5.28 4K Mixed 12.9 19.4
57.6% 19.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.2 DQ Read 101 121
24.9 DQ Write 72.6 102
6.8 DQ Mixed 30.2 44.5
37.8% 67.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 77 135 96 76 70 MB/s
Read 458
Write 353
Mixed 300
SusWrite 110
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 20.5
82% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 91.6
DQ Mixed 44.9
50% 85.5 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware: UF22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 141 143 133 140 107 MB/s
Read 430
Write 365
Mixed 160
SusWrite 158
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 14.3
71% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 33.6
47% 87.5 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF40
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 118 104 114 121 119 MB/s
Read 422
Write 366
Mixed 305
SusWrite 130
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 32.2
4K Mixed 15.3
67% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 36.1
45% 79.7 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: UF40
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 139 140 117 135 135 MB/s
Read 379
Write 336
Mixed 165
SusWrite 159
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 7.3
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 6.8
43% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 93
DQ Mixed 36.1
46% 81.3 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 28 14 58 87 39 MB/s
Read 406
Write 294
Mixed 219
SusWrite 72.6
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 23.3
4K Mixed 7.4
42% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 68.6
DQ Mixed 41.1
44% 75.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,974,678 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS240G2G0A-00JH 240GB Builds (Compare 86 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel DB85FL

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $290

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