Average Bench: 43.5% (859th of 1011)

Based on 9,280 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB averaged 56.5% 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 417MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18MB/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 71.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 62.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,280 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 417 455
70.6 Write 242 294
51.8 Mixed 206 292
40.5 SusWrite 71.2 106
51.7% 234 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.97 4K Read 18 23.5
12.7 4K Write 29.2 40.2
7.24 4K Mixed 15 19.7
62% 20.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.5 DQ Read 102 119
16.8 DQ Write 62.5 84.2
13.9 DQ Mixed 34.7 42.7
38.7% 66.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 45 3 40 93 88 MB/s
Read 426
Write 295
Mixed 274
SusWrite 75.4
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 35.2
4K Mixed 11.6
66% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 97.3
DQ Write 58
DQ Mixed 38.6
39% 64.6 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 14 42 69 74 67 MB/s
Read 449
Write 270
Mixed 255
SusWrite 87.2
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 9.9
60% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 32
DQ Mixed 40.3
37% 59.1 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 70 44 14 7.6 60 MB/s
Read 430
Write 80.3
Mixed 93.6
SusWrite 45.6
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 10.2
58% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 38
DQ Mixed 22.3
31% 59.4 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 80 10 46 65 34 MB/s
Read 428
Write 238
Mixed 262
SusWrite 74.2
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 24.9
4K Mixed 10.5
48% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 77.2
DQ Mixed 41.8
46% 78.6 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI190000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 62 53 38 67 67 MB/s
Read 293
Write 57
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 55.6
24% 111 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 17.8
65% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 35.9
DQ Mixed 24.9
32% 59.5 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI190000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 69 60 50 31 36 MB/s
Read 389
Write 70.5
Mixed 96.8
SusWrite 44.5
32% 150 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 20.4
4K Mixed 16.4
58% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 16
DQ Write 47.1
DQ Mixed 8.7
13% 23.9 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 40 1.7 43 88 39 MB/s
Read 372
Write 256
Mixed 258
SusWrite 61.8
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 23.7
4K Mixed 11.5
45% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 71.4
DQ Mixed 39.4
44% 76.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,666,427 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB Builds (Compare 7,560 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

System: Acer Aspire A515-51G

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