Average Bench: 41.6% (861st of 1003)

Based on 15,349 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS120G2G0A-00JH, WDC WDS120G2G0A-00JH30, WD WDS120G2G0A-00JH

Below average average bench

The WD Green 120GB (2018) averaged 58.4% 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 410MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 120GB (2018) is 20.2%. 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 65.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 56.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,349 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 410 451
53.3 Write 204 293
8.82 Mixed 176 287
25.1 SusWrite 65.3 99.2
47% 214 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 18.2 23.1
3.8 4K Write 25.8 39.8
4.73 4K Mixed 14.4 19.5
59.8% 19.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 DQ Read 98 120
16 DQ Write 56.5 84.4
9.06 DQ Mixed 31.9 42.4
35.9% 62.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE300000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 83 68 78 67 64 MB/s
Read 447
Write 96.5
Mixed 122
SusWrite 67.4
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 36.2
4K Mixed 18.6
73% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 61.2
DQ Mixed 39.9
43% 72.6 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 3.6 6.9 147 53 66 MB/s
Read 449
Write 284
Mixed 309
SusWrite 69.1
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 18.8
68% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 46.3
DQ Write 72.6
DQ Mixed 41.2
36% 53.4 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 46 53 47 65 80 MB/s
Read 416
Write 265
Mixed 5.7
SusWrite 76.3
42% 191 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 28.9
4K Mixed 14.6
60% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 61.9
DQ Mixed 30
38% 70.6 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 61 2.7 71 96 79 MB/s
Read 396
Write 266
Mixed 263
SusWrite 73.9
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 23.9
4K Mixed 13.8
54% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 82.3
DQ Mixed 29.6
40% 74.9 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 42 12 57 88 57 MB/s
Read 402
Write 295
Mixed 273
SusWrite 63.6
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 22.9
4K Mixed 14.8
58% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 45.5
DQ Write 74.1
DQ Mixed 42
37% 53.9 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 54 8.2 2.7 1.8 89 MB/s
Read 400
Write 250
Mixed 252
SusWrite 50.4
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 18.3
4K Mixed 13.8
52% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 44.5
DQ Mixed 41.2
41% 67 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 7.6 3.7 6.4 20 124 MB/s
Read 318
Write 146
Mixed 162
SusWrite 47.7
37% 168 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 12.2
4K Mixed 12.6
41% 12.3 MB/s
DQ Read 70.2
DQ Write 60.2
DQ Mixed 40.4
37% 56.9 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2018) Builds (Compare 1,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME H310-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $502

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