Average Bench: 42% (869th of 1011)

Based on 22,858 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS120G2G0A-00JH, WDC WDS120G2G0A-00JH30, WD WDS120G2G0A-00JH

Below average average bench

The WD Green 120GB (2018) averaged 57.9% 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. 4K Random Read Speed 18.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 411MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2018) is 22.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 120GB (2018) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 67.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 57.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,858 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 411 453
52.8 Write 203 292
9.3 Mixed 174 292
29.7 SusWrite 67.3 109
47.1% 214 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.2 4K Read 18.7 23.2
0.94 4K Write 25.7 40.3
1.34 4K Mixed 14.5 19.7
60.7% 19.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 DQ Read 102 119
11.5 DQ Write 57.3 87.1
6.8 DQ Mixed 31.6 42.6
36.4% 63.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: UE360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 102 86 87 88 88 MB/s
Read 459
Write 258
Mixed 262
SusWrite 127
61% 277 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 20.5
89% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 93.1
DQ Mixed 42.6
49% 84.5 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 94 102 65 75 65 MB/s
Read 401
Write 190
Mixed 305
SusWrite 89.9
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 18.8
67% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 72.5
DQ Mixed 42.3
46% 77.5 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 21 17 5.4 51 79 MB/s
Read 438
Write 268
Mixed 207
SusWrite 55.8
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 26.9
4K Mixed 18.4
67% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 88.6
DQ Write 80.6
DQ Mixed 41.4
43% 70.2 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 55 2.8 9.1 80 71 MB/s
Read 408
Write 283
Mixed 269
SusWrite 59.7
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 16.4
69% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 66.8
DQ Mixed 41.8
44% 75.1 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 71 15 99 66 74 MB/s
Read 430
Write 289
Mixed 143
SusWrite 77.4
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 10.5
4K Mixed 16.7
56% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 89.6
DQ Write 70.5
DQ Mixed 41.5
42% 67.2 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2018) Builds (Compare 1,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME H310-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $539

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