Average Bench: 43.5% (914th of 1058)

Based on 604 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS2 40G2G0A-00JH30

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS2 40G2G0A-00JH30 240GB averaged 56.4% 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 405MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 16.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS2 40G2G0A-00JH30 240GB is 21.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WDC WDS2 40G2G0A-00JH30 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 110MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 69.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 604 samples)
Min Avg Max
302 Read 405 492
154 Write 293 390
130 Mixed 221 318
49.5 SusWrite 110 171
57.1% 257 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.93 4K Read 16.8 22.8
13.1 4K Write 27.4 41.4
6.13 4K Mixed 12.9 18.9
56.4% 19 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 DQ Read 94.7 118
29 DQ Write 69.9 99.5
8.93 DQ Mixed 29.8 44.7
36.5% 64.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF40
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 80 123 79 139 131 MB/s
Read 441
Write 361
Mixed 182
SusWrite 124
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 10.9
61% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 98.1
DQ Mixed 11.3
34% 74.3 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF40
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 94 85 42 57 67 MB/s
Read 432
Write 352
Mixed 184
SusWrite 85.1
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 21.5
4K Mixed 7.8
47% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 86.4
DQ Mixed 16.3
36% 73.8 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF87
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 50 29 66 85 117 MB/s
Read 488
Write 258
Mixed 182
SusWrite 92.1
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 32
4K Mixed 9.8
35% 15.2 MB/s
DQ Read 83.9
DQ Write 78.2
DQ Mixed 33.3
38% 65.1 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF87
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 83 65 105 102 116 MB/s
Read 367
Write 192
Mixed 235
SusWrite 104
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 13.5
4K Mixed 6.9
38% 11.8 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 21.3
DQ Mixed 31.8
31% 51.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,273,137 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS2 40G2G0A-00JH30 240GB Builds (Compare 787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P61A-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $297

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