Average Bench: 41.6% (877th of 1016)

Based on 28,622 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 409MB/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 20.5%. 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 66.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 57.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,622 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 409 453
66.3 Write 219 304
9.42 Mixed 186 292
28.2 SusWrite 66.6 98.5
48.6% 220 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 18.4 23.3
1.03 4K Write 25.8 40.8
1.73 4K Mixed 14.1 19.6
59.6% 19.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 DQ Read 101 119
12.3 DQ Write 57.9 89.2
5.05 DQ Mixed 30.5 42.4
35.8% 63.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 61 3.7 3.5 43 77 MB/s
Read 449
Write 288
Mixed 190
SusWrite 57.4
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 19.8
77% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 71.6
DQ Mixed 41.4
45% 76.9 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 57 58 57 60 44 MB/s
Read 428
Write 52.7
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 55.5
29% 136 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 18.3
4K Mixed 15.2
62% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 89.7
DQ Write 26.8
DQ Mixed 19.2
24% 45.2 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 55 29 21 27 26 MB/s
Read 426
Write 149
Mixed 295
SusWrite 51.9
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 27.9
4K Mixed 6.5
54% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 91.5
DQ Write 30.4
DQ Mixed 42
36% 54.6 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 23 101 60 39 37 MB/s
Read 328
Write 276
Mixed 283
SusWrite 74.1
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 10
40% 9.37 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 15 33 30 8.1 17 MB/s
Read 367
Write 41
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 23.5
26% 120 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 9
29% 8.17 MB/s
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Typical Green 120GB (2018) Builds (Compare 2,136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME H310-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $567

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