Average Bench: 46.5% (852nd of 1021)

Based on 30,784 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB averaged 53.5% 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 429MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.4MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB is just 19.3%. 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 105MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 73.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,784 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 429 463
202 Write 329 385
147 Mixed 256 323
45.8 SusWrite 105 160
62.2% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 18.4 23.3
16.7 4K Write 32.8 44.3
6.33 4K Mixed 14 19.7
63.3% 21.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.5 DQ Read 102 119
29.1 DQ Write 73.6 98.9
11.7 DQ Mixed 32.3 44.4
39.2% 69.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 148 149 129 115 142 MB/s
Read 443
Write 380
Mixed 304
SusWrite 147
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 44.2
4K Mixed 10.1
71% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 90.5
DQ Mixed 32.7
44% 80.3 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 4.4 6 95 163 101 MB/s
Read 442
Write 361
Mixed 323
SusWrite 91.3
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 19.6
81% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 59.5
DQ Mixed 44.2
44% 73.1 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 21 38 96 63 88 MB/s
Read 454
Write 288
Mixed 326
SusWrite 93.5
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 19.3
76% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 80.4
DQ Mixed 32.5
42% 75.2 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 75 22 105 102 111 MB/s
Read 463
Write 371
Mixed 314
SusWrite 119
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 19.1
65% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 41.7
44% 73.3 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 133 132 121 138 125 MB/s
Read 394
Write 189
Mixed 292
SusWrite 138
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 14.6
66% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 47.4
DQ Mixed 30.7
36% 65 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 120 141 120 96 110 MB/s
Read 436
Write 351
Mixed 312
SusWrite 133
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 10.4
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 14.3
52% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 92.1
DQ Mixed 12.9
34% 73.1 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 63 63 96 133 61 MB/s
Read 434
Write 361
Mixed 224
SusWrite 111
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 8.9
59% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 83.7
DQ Mixed 33.9
43% 77.2 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 43 94 97 73 71 MB/s
Read 409
Write 289
Mixed 294
SusWrite 94.3
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 15.2
4K Mixed 15.9
53% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 63.1
DQ Write 31.2
DQ Mixed 40
32% 44.8 MB/s
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Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 40,689 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $463

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 Comments

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Good

15 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

18 months ago.

Decent for the low price


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