Average Bench: 44.4% (883rd of 1037)

Based on 17,815 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB averaged 55.5% 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 419MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.8MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB is just 17.3%. 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 72.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 65.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,815 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 419 455
91.2 Write 246 295
76.4 Mixed 218 294
41.5 SusWrite 72.1 111
52.8% 239 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.1 4K Read 18.8 23.4
12.8 4K Write 30.4 42.1
8.2 4K Mixed 15.5 19.8
64.4% 21.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.2 DQ Read 105 119
24 DQ Write 65.9 87.4
13.2 DQ Mixed 33.9 42.5
39.1% 68.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 89 65 72 63 68 MB/s
Read 440
Write 295
Mixed 274
SusWrite 103
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 19.7
80% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 73.2
DQ Mixed 42.4
46% 77.3 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: UI510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 74 61 73 77 73 MB/s
Read 452
Write 270
Mixed 250
SusWrite 99.2
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 19.5
80% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 55.9
DQ Mixed 41.5
43% 71.3 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 82 76 69 68 64 MB/s
Read 450
Write 272
Mixed 273
SusWrite 106
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 19.7
76% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 78.7
DQ Mixed 41.9
46% 78.1 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 51 22 53 82 64 MB/s
Read 434
Write 299
Mixed 286
SusWrite 73.4
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 19.3
77% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 80
DQ Mixed 38.7
44% 75.8 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 40 11 85 47 66 MB/s
Read 406
Write 277
Mixed 277
SusWrite 76.1
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 16.7
66% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 55.3
DQ Mixed 16.7
31% 63.5 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 86 18 40 49 70 MB/s
Read 412
Write 287
Mixed 273
SusWrite 67.7
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 27.4
4K Mixed 16.7
63% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 84.1
DQ Mixed 15.3
35% 72.7 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 112 36 77 76 79 MB/s
Read 449
Write 205
Mixed 297
SusWrite 84.2
57% 259 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 1.4
47% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 40.4
DQ Write 56.5
DQ Mixed 34.9
30% 43.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,535,306 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB Builds (Compare 31,863 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $448

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