Average Bench: 45.8% (846th of 1011)

Based on 17,665 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 427MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.6MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB is just 19.2%. 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 95.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 71.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,665 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 427 462
190 Write 318 378
142 Mixed 249 325
48.7 SusWrite 95.5 160
60.5% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.89 4K Read 17.6 22.9
15.4 4K Write 31.1 42.2
8 4K Mixed 15.2 19.7
62.7% 21.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.8 DQ Read 104 120
30.2 DQ Write 71.5 90.4
12.8 DQ Mixed 35.1 44.6
40.3% 70 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 46 188 105 128 113 MB/s
Read 445
Write 342
Mixed 287
SusWrite 129
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 19.2
79% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 87.2
DQ Mixed 43.6
47% 79.6 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 46 178 135 101 101 MB/s
Read 453
Write 359
Mixed 226
SusWrite 134
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 13.3
72% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 41.9
48% 82.4 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 2.4 20 44 20 158 MB/s
Read 458
Write 371
Mixed 330
SusWrite 70.4
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 37.2
4K Mixed 19.4
71% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 71.2
DQ Mixed 44.7
47% 78 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,105,495 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 18,514 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 - $71

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $426

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 Comments

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Good

8 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

12 months ago.

Decent for the low price


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