Average Bench: 45.5% (901st of 1058)

Based on 64,336 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB averaged 54.5% 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 426MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.4MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB is just 19%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 73.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 64,336 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 426 461
191 Write 322 383
141 Mixed 246 324
42.6 SusWrite 94.1 157
60.5% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.2 4K Read 18.4 23.5
15.1 4K Write 32.1 43.8
6.5 4K Mixed 13.9 19.7
62.7% 21.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 DQ Read 100 119
30 DQ Write 73.8 99.6
10.1 DQ Mixed 32.6 44.5
39.1% 68.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 92 64 78 58 109 MB/s
Read 370
Write 217
Mixed 151
SusWrite 95
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 9.7
67% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 39.6
DQ Write 90.1
DQ Mixed 18.3
27% 49.3 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 27 30 9.5 64 40 MB/s
Read 439
Write 345
Mixed 278
SusWrite 59.1
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 27.8
4K Mixed 17.4
56% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 89.5
DQ Write 52.3
DQ Mixed 42.4
39% 61.4 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ190000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 77 61 103 92 99 MB/s
Read 353
Write 148
Mixed 255
SusWrite 76.8
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 25.8
4K Mixed 14
63% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 50.7
DQ Write 11.7
DQ Mixed 42.1
28% 34.8 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 2.3 30 141 95 96 MB/s
Read 335
Write 263
Mixed 285
SusWrite 89.2
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 22.3
4K Mixed 15
50% 16.6 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 77.3
DQ Mixed 43.2
46% 76.1 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 2.5 29 2 8.5 39 MB/s
Read 370
Write 235
Mixed 292
SusWrite 40.9
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 18.4
4K Mixed 14.2
52% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 80.3
DQ Mixed 43.9
46% 77.7 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 26 24 13 1.8 1.6 MB/s
Read 402
Write 316
Mixed 283
SusWrite 44.2
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 13.1
4K Mixed 9.7
39% 12 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 58.2
DQ Mixed 40.2
42% 70 MB/s
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Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 64,224 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 - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $535

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

2 years ago.

A great budget M.2 solution that costs no more than most 240GB SSD's, however be aware that an SSD like Kingston's A400 240GB will perform much better. The M.2 payoff is its small size, making it an ideal addition to HTPC's or small form factor builds.


Average

13 months ago.

Good enough for a budget drive.


Average

2 years ago.

Decent for the low price


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