Average Bench: 41.8% (870th of 1011)

Based on 21,203 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS120G2G0A-00JH, WDC WDS120G2G0A-00JH30, WD WDS120G2G0A-00JH

Below average average bench

The WD Green 120GB (2018) averaged 58.2% 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 411MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2018) is 21%. 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 66.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 57MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,203 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 411 452
63.5 Write 206 293
7.7 Mixed 179 292
28 SusWrite 66.3 109
47.4% 216 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 18.4 23.2
2.62 4K Write 25.7 39.9
1.2 4K Mixed 14.4 19.7
59.8% 19.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.4 DQ Read 101 119
13 DQ Write 57 86.5
9.23 DQ Mixed 32.2 42.6
36.5% 63.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 61 3.2 67 41 36 MB/s
Read 447
Write 288
Mixed 170
SusWrite 63.2
53% 242 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 17.5
75% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 69.8
DQ Mixed 41.8
45% 76.6 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 8.6 2.2 93 61 62 MB/s
Read 448
Write 199
Mixed 275
SusWrite 74.1
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 18.3
69% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 74.8
DQ Mixed 16.6
33% 68.5 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 2.4 23 2.3 60 106 MB/s
Read 384
Write 243
Mixed 237
SusWrite 55.7
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 21.5
4K Mixed 14.1
49% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 64.7
DQ Mixed 32.7
40% 70.5 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE300000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 45 40 27 29 64 MB/s
Read 380
Write 96.8
Mixed 143
SusWrite 43.6
36% 166 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 35.2
4K Mixed 3.1
53% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 52.6
DQ Mixed 15
30% 61.6 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 26 26 112 6.7 8.8 MB/s
Read 428
Write 289
Mixed 234
SusWrite 62.6
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.5
31% 6.93 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2018) Builds (Compare 1,694 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME H310-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $509

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