Average Bench: 41.4% (859th of 1000)

Based on 14,792 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS120G2G0A-00JH, WDC WDS120G2G0A-00JH30, WD WDS120G2G0A-00JH

Below average average bench

The WD Green 120GB (2018) averaged 58.6% 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 407MB/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 20.4%. 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 65.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 57.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,792 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 407 452
58 Write 208 292
9.25 Mixed 184 292
28 SusWrite 65.7 98.2
47.6% 216 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 18.2 23.1
2.15 4K Write 25.3 40.1
2.72 4K Mixed 14.6 19.6
59.6% 19.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 DQ Read 97 119
9.88 DQ Write 57.5 83.9
5.2 DQ Mixed 31.8 42.5
35.9% 62.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE300000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 83 68 71 73 70 MB/s
Read 447
Write 99
Mixed 132
SusWrite 71.6
41% 188 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 43
4K Mixed 14.3
76% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 63.8
DQ Mixed 40.8
44% 73.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,382,721 SSDs tested.

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Typical Green 120GB (2018) Builds (Compare 1,305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME H310-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $490

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