Average Bench: 43.8% (857th of 1011)

Based on 10,426 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB averaged 56.2% 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 419MB/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 19.9%. 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 71.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 62.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,426 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 419 458
82.5 Write 241 295
82 Mixed 213 294
41.1 SusWrite 71.5 110
52.2% 236 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.54 4K Read 18.4 23.5
12.4 4K Write 29.5 40.5
7.64 4K Mixed 15.1 19.7
62.8% 21 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 DQ Read 101 119
17 DQ Write 62.1 86.3
11.3 DQ Mixed 33.8 42.5
38% 65.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 5 48 2.7 8.8 88 MB/s
Read 487
Write 274
Mixed 261
SusWrite 51
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 18.8
78% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 79.5
DQ Write 65
DQ Mixed 28.3
33% 57.6 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: UI190000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 66 80 88 87 87 MB/s
Read 449
Write 188
Mixed 205
SusWrite 82.8
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 18
4K Mixed 20.1
70% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 65.1
DQ Mixed 42.5
43% 71.2 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 13 62 9.1 110 30 MB/s
Read 438
Write 293
Mixed 202
SusWrite 60.6
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 31.8
4K Mixed 17.3
72% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 77.2
DQ Mixed 42.5
46% 78.2 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 50 1.6 57 2.6 2.1 MB/s
Read 430
Write 230
Mixed 217
SusWrite 39.1
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 18.2
72% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 75.6
DQ Write 60.3
DQ Mixed 41.7
38% 59.2 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 58 37 56 50 57 MB/s
Read 318
Write 247
Mixed 222
SusWrite 68.6
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 23.4
4K Mixed 12
48% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 71.6
DQ Mixed 19.8
35% 68.9 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 43 12 90 44 17 MB/s
Read 357
Write 261
Mixed 167
SusWrite 66.4
47% 213 MB/s
4K Read 9
4K Write 18.7
4K Mixed 5.7
31% 11.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.8
DQ Write 60.8
DQ Mixed 40
32% 43.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,104,635 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB Builds (Compare 18,511 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $71

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $426

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