Average Bench: 43.6% (878th of 1026)

Based on 14,649 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB 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 418MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.3MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB is just 18.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 69.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 63.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,649 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 418 456
89.2 Write 246 296
51.9 Mixed 209 296
41 SusWrite 69.7 110
52% 236 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.08 4K Read 18.3 23.1
11.8 4K Write 29.1 40.4
7.09 4K Mixed 15 19.7
62.4% 20.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.7 DQ Read 103 119
21.4 DQ Write 63.1 85.4
3.9 DQ Mixed 33 42.4
38.1% 66.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 67 3.1 77 77 70 MB/s
Read 450
Write 278
Mixed 195
SusWrite 76.1
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 19.6
78% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 76.4
DQ Mixed 17.1
34% 70.3 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 57 9.6 40 76 53 MB/s
Read 451
Write 255
Mixed 192
SusWrite 66.5
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 19.4
80% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 74.3
DQ Mixed 17.7
34% 69.8 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 106 74 53 33 32 MB/s
Read 427
Write 230
Mixed 251
SusWrite 89.3
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 12.5
4K Mixed 18.1
62% 17.2 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 77.6
DQ Mixed 40.8
46% 78.7 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 8.9 56 70 68 61 MB/s
Read 399
Write 272
Mixed 208
SusWrite 71.3
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 29.4
4K Mixed 10.8
56% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 71.8
DQ Mixed 29
39% 72.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,652,522 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB Builds (Compare 41,600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $453

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