Average Bench: 43.6% (913th of 1058)

Based on 25,789 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 420MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.2MB/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 69.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 64.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,789 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 420 456
88.7 Write 241 294
66.6 Mixed 209 295
36.9 SusWrite 69.3 119
51.8% 235 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.38 4K Read 18.2 23.2
12.6 4K Write 29.1 40.7
8.3 4K Mixed 15 19.8
62.2% 20.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42 DQ Read 103 119
20.5 DQ Write 64.2 87.4
11.2 DQ Mixed 32.9 42.5
38.2% 66.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 62 4.2 30 83 77 MB/s
Read 410
Write 288
Mixed 282
SusWrite 77.6
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 10.5
61% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 43
DQ Write 75.9
DQ Mixed 42.1
37% 53.7 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 26 5.5 13 92 41 MB/s
Read 368
Write 217
Mixed 159
SusWrite 52.7
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 28.8
4K Mixed 16.7
58% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 68.9
DQ Write 37.6
DQ Mixed 38.9
33% 48.5 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI190000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 40 12 12 6.2 12 MB/s
Read 352
Write 93
Mixed 43
SusWrite 20.8
27% 127 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 25.5
4K Mixed 10.9
54% 17.9 MB/s
DQ Read 87.5
DQ Write 37.2
DQ Mixed 37.2
34% 54 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,555,228 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB Builds (Compare 64,336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $535

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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