Average Bench: 44.3% (888th of 1040)

Based on 20,491 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB averaged 55.7% 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 422MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.7MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB is just 18.6%. 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 68.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 66MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,491 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 422 457
83.2 Write 246 297
22 Mixed 205 294
35.7 SusWrite 68.7 111
52% 236 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 18.7 23.4
13.3 4K Write 30.3 41.4
7.71 4K Mixed 15.4 19.8
64.2% 21.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
48.1 DQ Read 105 119
20.1 DQ Write 66 87.8
9.61 DQ Mixed 32.7 42.6
38.6% 67.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 105 80 70 53 46 MB/s
Read 441
Write 257
Mixed 270
SusWrite 98.9
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 35.1
4K Mixed 19
76% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 71.1
DQ Mixed 41.3
44% 74.5 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 49 1.7 9.2 56 36 MB/s
Read 440
Write 295
Mixed 185
SusWrite 51.5
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 25.4
4K Mixed 15.1
58% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 98.6
DQ Write 58.4
DQ Mixed 41
41% 66 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 1.2 1.8 50 3.1 36 MB/s
Read 438
Write 186
Mixed 195
SusWrite 41.5
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 8.2
4K Mixed 11.3
51% 13.5 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 76.7
DQ Mixed 38
44% 76.2 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI190000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 63 50 52 19 35 MB/s
Read 418
Write 119
Mixed 153
SusWrite 47.2
40% 184 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 15.6
4K Mixed 13.5
53% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 56.2
DQ Mixed 40.1
41% 68.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,352,318 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB Builds (Compare 50,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $556

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