Average Bench: 45.4% (847th of 1011)

Based on 15,153 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 425MB/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 20.4%. 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 92.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 68.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,153 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 425 462
173 Write 314 375
118 Mixed 249 324
46.3 SusWrite 92.7 152
60% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.41 4K Read 17.7 23
13.3 4K Write 31 41.7
7.9 4K Mixed 15.2 19.8
62.7% 21.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.5 DQ Read 100 119
26.2 DQ Write 68.7 89.6
13.8 DQ Mixed 34.7 44.5
39.4% 67.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 112 135 117 125 124 MB/s
Read 455
Write 368
Mixed 274
SusWrite 165
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 18.6
80% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 82.2
DQ Mixed 41.1
46% 79 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 78 172 147 145 110 MB/s
Read 455
Write 365
Mixed 230
SusWrite 156
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 18
77% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 82.9
DQ Mixed 26.6
40% 74.9 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 2.5 85 190 143 145 MB/s
Read 446
Write 364
Mixed 244
SusWrite 124
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 19.5
83% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 82.6
DQ Mixed 21.2
37% 72.3 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 1.4 1.5 5.6 1.7 56 MB/s
Read 488
Write 384
Mixed 304
SusWrite 40.4
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 32.9
4K Mixed 18.1
75% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 76.6
DQ Mixed 40.3
45% 77.7 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 1.9 59 196 94 89 MB/s
Read 438
Write 322
Mixed 316
SusWrite 102
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 18.5
61% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 69.6
DQ Mixed 39.7
42% 71.6 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 3 32 48 144 91 MB/s
Read 441
Write 343
Mixed 313
SusWrite 83.2
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 10.5
4K Mixed 11.4
51% 14.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 80.4
DQ Mixed 28.5
40% 75 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 3 3.9 5.1 206 51 MB/s
Read 405
Write 350
Mixed 314
SusWrite 74.5
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 32.3
4K Mixed 10.8
61% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 56.6
DQ Mixed 29.3
38% 68.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,616,699 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 15,042 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $441

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 Comments

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Good

6 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

10 months ago.

Decent for the low price


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