Average Bench: 42.9% (919th of 1058)

Based on 25,281 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB averaged 57.1% 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 414MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB is 21.1%. 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 66.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 63.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,281 samples)
Min Avg Max
325 Read 414 455
84.7 Write 237 294
27.4 Mixed 207 292
35.5 SusWrite 66.9 112
51% 231 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.7 4K Read 17.8 23.4
10.6 4K Write 28.9 41
6.97 4K Mixed 14.9 19.8
61.3% 20.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.3 DQ Read 100 119
21.9 DQ Write 63.5 85.8
11.4 DQ Mixed 33.2 42.4
37.9% 65.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
85GB free
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 122 80 75 77 71 MB/s
Read 452
Write 276
Mixed 272
SusWrite 121
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 20.2
86% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 91.8
DQ Mixed 42.5
49% 83.7 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 8.1 44 19 28 115 MB/s
Read 456
Write 239
Mixed 244
SusWrite 57.9
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 19.8
82% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 69.5
DQ Mixed 41.6
44% 73.8 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 38 92 69 80 85 MB/s
Read 429
Write 210
Mixed 264
SusWrite 94.8
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 29.4
4K Mixed 16.7
70% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 77.7
DQ Mixed 41.2
46% 79 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 33 10 134 58 53 MB/s
Read 446
Write 290
Mixed 280
SusWrite 73.1
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 11
67% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 22.8
DQ Mixed 39
36% 57.7 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 34 51 11 73 47 MB/s
Read 436
Write 287
Mixed 203
SusWrite 60.1
54% 247 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 18.7
4K Mixed 17.6
63% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 63.9
DQ Mixed 1.8
25% 60.3 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 38 73 74 48 69 MB/s
Read 427
Write 266
Mixed 260
SusWrite 75.5
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 16.8
67% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 71.7
DQ Write 32.1
DQ Mixed 1.3
14% 35 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 22 11 27 70 68 MB/s
Read 411
Write 249
Mixed 240
SusWrite 55.3
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 26.2
4K Mixed 15.7
58% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 85.1
DQ Mixed 40.3
46% 80.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,497,839 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB Builds (Compare 71,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $632

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