Average Bench: 45.4% (837th of 1003)

Based on 10,326 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB averaged 54.6% 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 424MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB is 21.4%. 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 93.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 69.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,326 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 424 462
155 Write 311 374
126 Mixed 245 325
44.2 SusWrite 93.7 157
59.6% 268 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.9 4K Read 17.6 23
13.8 4K Write 30.6 42.4
8.44 4K Mixed 15.1 19.5
62.3% 21.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.6 DQ Read 103 119
26.2 DQ Write 69.3 88.7
14.6 DQ Mixed 35.3 44.4
40.1% 69.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
195GB free
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 105 138 127 131 127 MB/s
Read 461
Write 324
Mixed 304
SusWrite 170
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 19.5
76% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 87.3
DQ Mixed 40.8
47% 82 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 20 49 122 108 121 MB/s
Read 438
Write 334
Mixed 212
SusWrite 105
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 20
82% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 88.5
DQ Mixed 44.2
49% 84.3 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 23 220 68 102 114 MB/s
Read 460
Write 377
Mixed 240
SusWrite 114
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 19.9
76% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 65.9
DQ Mixed 34.5
41% 72.7 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 2.1 52 105 68 104 MB/s
Read 449
Write 337
Mixed 327
SusWrite 101
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 37.7
4K Mixed 17.8
74% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 62.8
DQ Mixed 39.4
42% 70.5 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 2.2 2.5 42 99 109 MB/s
Read 416
Write 332
Mixed 315
SusWrite 74.3
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 17.1
65% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 85.9
DQ Mixed 18
36% 72.6 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 19 63 34 142 68 MB/s
Read 438
Write 344
Mixed 322
SusWrite 83.9
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 12.5
4K Mixed 17.3
44% 13.3 MB/s
DQ Read 33.9
DQ Write 82.3
DQ Mixed 40.3
36% 52.2 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 6.2 20 53 159 85 MB/s
Read 412
Write 328
Mixed 249
SusWrite 87.1
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 5
50% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 62.4
DQ Mixed 39.9
42% 71.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,834,531 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 13,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $285

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 Comments

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Good

4 months 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

8 months ago.

Decent for the low price


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