Average Bench: 45.9% (897th of 1058)

Based on 58,765 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB averaged 54.1% 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 18.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB is 20.8%. 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 100MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 74.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,765 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 426 461
212 Write 324 383
149 Mixed 248 323
43.4 SusWrite 100 161
61.1% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.5 4K Read 18.3 23.5
15.1 4K Write 32.8 44.8
6 4K Mixed 13.7 19.8
62.7% 21.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.7 DQ Read 101 119
35.6 DQ Write 74.8 99.9
12.7 DQ Mixed 32.9 44.5
39.5% 69.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
40GB free
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 80 49 133 127 103 MB/s
Read 428
Write 300
Mixed 226
SusWrite 131
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 43
4K Mixed 19.9
83% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 86.6
DQ Mixed 43.9
48% 82.3 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 125 130 131 139 132 MB/s
Read 433
Write 333
Mixed 154
SusWrite 142
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 15.2
70% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 56.3
DQ Mixed 8.2
26% 58 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 84 104 118 132 128 MB/s
Read 427
Write 366
Mixed 180
SusWrite 126
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 14
68% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 91
DQ Mixed 32.2
43% 78.9 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 25 4.9 12 131 60 MB/s
Read 440
Write 351
Mixed 246
SusWrite 76.3
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 18.8
72% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 42.5
DQ Write 78
DQ Mixed 43
38% 54.5 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 32 233 96 113 118 MB/s
Read 404
Write 244
Mixed 242
SusWrite 129
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 32.4
4K Mixed 14.1
57% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 74.7
DQ Write 81.1
DQ Mixed 37.5
39% 64.4 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 116 119 131 93 87 MB/s
Read 423
Write 325
Mixed 254
SusWrite 132
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 28.6
4K Mixed 11.8
54% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 72.3
DQ Write 73.6
DQ Mixed 34.8
37% 60.2 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 54 7.3 3.2 1.4 2.4 MB/s
Read 444
Write 343
Mixed 294
SusWrite 39.1
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 15.1
63% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 70
DQ Mixed 43.8
45% 73.8 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 56 0.5 0.9 1.8 66 MB/s
Read 418
Write 184
Mixed 176
SusWrite 49.9
45% 207 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 29.9
4K Mixed 10.4
58% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 57.3
DQ Mixed 42.7
43% 71.4 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 54 3.8 13 2 1.9 MB/s
Read 385
Write 263
Mixed 293
SusWrite 39.7
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 26.3
4K Mixed 13.8
53% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 84.2
DQ Write 67.6
DQ Mixed 42.1
41% 64.6 MB/s
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Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 59,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $564

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 Comments

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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

10 months ago.

Good enough for a budget drive.


Average

2 years ago.

Decent for the low price


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