Average Bench: 42.9% (851st of 1000)

Based on 6,230 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 17.7MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB is just 18.3%. 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 69.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 62.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,230 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 414 453
72.7 Write 241 294
28 Mixed 203 292
41 SusWrite 69.4 105
51.2% 232 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.18 4K Read 17.7 23.1
12.7 4K Write 28.8 41
7.17 4K Mixed 14.7 19.5
61% 20.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.8 DQ Read 99.2 118
18 DQ Write 62.3 85.5
5.26 DQ Mixed 32.3 42.6
37.1% 64.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 49 2.7 35 82 56 MB/s
Read 424
Write 234
Mixed 177
SusWrite 65.6
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 37.2
4K Mixed 19.1
77% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 58
DQ Mixed 42.4
43% 71.9 MB/s
20GB free
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 24 123 92 78 68 MB/s
Read 458
Write 267
Mixed 210
SusWrite 86.3
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 13.2
65% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 76.6
DQ Mixed 30.2
41% 75.7 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 88 88 58 54 62 MB/s
Read 422
Write 274
Mixed 287
SusWrite 87.8
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 25.8
4K Mixed 16.7
61% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 71.7
DQ Mixed 42.7
46% 77.2 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 4.2 1.5 6.2 52 72 MB/s
Read 435
Write 295
Mixed 202
SusWrite 57.3
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 29.6
4K Mixed 17.9
70% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 60
DQ Write 62.8
DQ Mixed 34
33% 52.3 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 83 66 71 50 76 MB/s
Read 390
Write 82
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 70.1
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 21.7
4K Mixed 13.2
59% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 36.4
DQ Mixed 26
32% 58.2 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 17 11 15 132 67 MB/s
Read 428
Write 300
Mixed 246
SusWrite 51.8
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 25
4K Mixed 16.7
51% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 79.8
DQ Mixed 41.8
46% 78.2 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 18 3.7 15 139 37 MB/s
Read 396
Write 291
Mixed 268
SusWrite 63.1
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 24.6
4K Mixed 10.8
56% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 86.7
DQ Write 48.8
DQ Mixed 39.8
37% 58.4 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 38 59 68 23 38 MB/s
Read 310
Write 204
Mixed 256
SusWrite 62.6
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 26
4K Mixed 7.1
47% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 54.1
DQ Write 23.4
DQ Mixed 31.6
25% 36.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,382,721 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB Builds (Compare 6,321 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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