Average Bench: 44% (841st of 1000)

Based on 8,516 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB averaged 55.9% 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 421MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB is 20.7%. 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 93.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 68.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,516 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 421 460
159 Write 306 375
133 Mixed 241 321
45.9 SusWrite 93.5 150
58.9% 265 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.9 4K Read 17.2 22.8
4.8 4K Write 28.8 41.2
5.74 4K Mixed 14.1 19.2
59.4% 20 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.3 DQ Read 100 119
19.9 DQ Write 68.3 89.6
13.4 DQ Mixed 34.7 44.5
39.3% 67.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 3.9 5 3.1 4.2 67 MB/s
Read 422
Write 348
Mixed 225
SusWrite 43.1
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 18.3
78% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 68
DQ Mixed 40.6
44% 74.9 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 7.8 54 5.9 4.1 14 MB/s
Read 420
Write 272
Mixed 319
SusWrite 42.5
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 18.3
76% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 65.4
DQ Mixed 39.9
42% 71.5 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 3.7 2.7 49 7.6 2.7 MB/s
Read 443
Write 366
Mixed 328
SusWrite 40.6
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 30.9
4K Mixed 16.9
69% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 71.3
DQ Mixed 40.1
44% 75.2 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ190000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 112 125 127 140 131 MB/s
Read 408
Write 327
Mixed 276
SusWrite 120
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 25.2
4K Mixed 13.1
53% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 24.9
DQ Mixed 35.3
35% 58.5 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 2.3 49 19 138 112 MB/s
Read 440
Write 310
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 81.6
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 18.3
4K Mixed 11.1
56% 17 MB/s
DQ Read 40.2
DQ Write 66.7
DQ Mixed 25.5
27% 44.1 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 3.1 3.8 2.7 112 130 MB/s
Read 377
Write 298
Mixed 273
SusWrite 72.1
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 8.7
61% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 60.8
DQ Write 69
DQ Mixed 44.6
39% 58.1 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 4 9.6 11 3.8 21 MB/s
Read 365
Write 228
Mixed 246
SusWrite 39.5
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 8.3
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 8.3
40% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 68.6
DQ Mixed 27.9
37% 67.2 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 43 24 68 129 111 MB/s
Read 435
Write 72.7
Mixed 7
SusWrite 68.1
31% 146 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.3
27% 6.17 MB/s
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Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 11,237 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 - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $291

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 Comments

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Good

2 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

6 months ago.

Decent for the low price


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