Average Bench: 44.5% (906th of 1058)

Based on 75,382 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB averaged 55.5% 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 422MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB is 21.1%. 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 91.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 73MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 75,382 samples)
Min Avg Max
325 Read 422 461
217 Write 321 384
141 Mixed 245 326
42 SusWrite 91.9 161
60% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.28 4K Read 17.7 23.3
13.3 4K Write 31.7 44.4
5.6 4K Mixed 13.3 19.6
60.6% 20.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.4 DQ Read 100 119
31.5 DQ Write 73 100
12.8 DQ Mixed 33.2 44.3
39.3% 68.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 100 71 80 81 63 MB/s
Read 460
Write 388
Mixed 213
SusWrite 112
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 16.4
80% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 19.1
36% 71.5 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 66 30 36 89 105 MB/s
Read 453
Write 373
Mixed 317
SusWrite 82
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 18.1
74% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 70.5
DQ Mixed 31.1
38% 69 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 45 101 103 79 83 MB/s
Read 454
Write 374
Mixed 180
SusWrite 102
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 13.5
67% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 71.7
DQ Mixed 33.2
41% 74 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 88 83 50 75 59 MB/s
Read 438
Write 327
Mixed 166
SusWrite 102
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 25.3
4K Mixed 16.1
64% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 70.7
DQ Mixed 32.6
39% 68.7 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 15 39 119 98 116 MB/s
Read 445
Write 352
Mixed 227
SusWrite 106
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 11
60% 20 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 72.4
DQ Mixed 30.5
40% 72.7 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 135 128 117 95 52 MB/s
Read 428
Write 340
Mixed 305
SusWrite 118
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 9.8
58% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 89.7
DQ Mixed 12.7
35% 74.5 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 87 41 37 16 28 MB/s
Read 451
Write 370
Mixed 320
SusWrite 66.3
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 8.4
60% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 69
DQ Mixed 13.2
19% 34.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,072,278 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 82,490 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $503

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

3 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

24 months ago.

Good enough for a budget drive.


Average

3 years ago.

Decent for the low price


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