Average Bench: 44% (863rd of 1016)

Based on 12,607 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB averaged 56.0% 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 421MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.4MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB is just 18.2%. 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 71.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 62.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,607 samples)
Min Avg Max
335 Read 421 457
76.7 Write 243 296
10.1 Mixed 202 294
38.9 SusWrite 71.3 109
51.7% 234 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.88 4K Read 18.4 23.3
12.5 4K Write 30 40.8
7.5 4K Mixed 15.2 19.7
63.2% 21.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.2 DQ Read 101 119
19.5 DQ Write 62.8 86.4
10.6 DQ Mixed 32.7 42.5
37.5% 65.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: UI500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 120 80 82 81 84 MB/s
Read 448
Write 286
Mixed 247
SusWrite 124
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 18.8
76% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 92.7
DQ Mixed 43.1
49% 84.6 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: UI500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 80 65 82 86 86 MB/s
Read 434
Write 263
Mixed 187
SusWrite 106
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 18.5
73% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 92.2
DQ Mixed 42.5
49% 83.9 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 2.9 3.3 75 130 45 MB/s
Read 480
Write 260
Mixed 261
SusWrite 65.6
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 18.7
78% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 95.8
DQ Write 72.3
DQ Mixed 38.7
41% 68.9 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 72 22 11 70 71 MB/s
Read 454
Write 182
Mixed 250
SusWrite 75.7
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 19.9
78% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 61.9
DQ Write 84.6
DQ Mixed 40.7
40% 62.4 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 62 2.6 8.6 11 116 MB/s
Read 448
Write 287
Mixed 286
SusWrite 56.2
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 28.9
4K Mixed 16.4
71% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 80.5
DQ Mixed 42.3
47% 79.7 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 3.9 16 55 78 60 MB/s
Read 419
Write 290
Mixed 285
SusWrite 75.5
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 9
4K Mixed 18.6
60% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 1.2
27% 64.3 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 21 32 35 34 82 MB/s
Read 445
Write 235
Mixed 243
SusWrite 57.8
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 1
52% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 82
DQ Write 60
DQ Mixed 41.8
39% 61.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,625,156 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB Builds (Compare 26,164 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $410

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