Average Bench: 46.4% (874th of 1040)

Based on 51,634 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 430MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.9MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB is just 18.3%. 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 102MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 72.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 51,634 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 430 462
201 Write 324 382
137 Mixed 244 325
45.8 SusWrite 102 159
61.1% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 18.9 23.5
15.2 4K Write 32.6 44.7
6.55 4K Mixed 14.1 19.7
63.9% 21.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.4 DQ Read 102 119
32.4 DQ Write 72.7 99.3
12.4 DQ Mixed 32.3 44.4
39% 68.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 63 121 95 101 89 MB/s
Read 451
Write 375
Mixed 306
SusWrite 111
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 12.4
73% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 31.9
44% 81.3 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 75 75 55 14 18 MB/s
Read 431
Write 335
Mixed 284
SusWrite 90.1
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 19.1
73% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 87.3
DQ Mixed 42.3
48% 82.3 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 23 45 22 28 106 MB/s
Read 447
Write 356
Mixed 220
SusWrite 78.7
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 19.1
4K Mixed 18.1
64% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 87.2
DQ Mixed 38.6
46% 80.9 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 13 40 62 61 81 MB/s
Read 442
Write 360
Mixed 212
SusWrite 87.6
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 14.9
62% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 79
DQ Mixed 43.5
47% 80 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ870400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 84 131 125 125 134 MB/s
Read 447
Write 333
Mixed 206
SusWrite 135
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 5.9
53% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 99.2
DQ Write 63.5
DQ Mixed 17.8
30% 60.2 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ870400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 70 49 35 39 48 MB/s
Read 337
Write 319
Mixed 202
SusWrite 70.2
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 32.5
4K Mixed 13.6
68% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 91.4
DQ Write 32.8
DQ Mixed 31.6
31% 51.9 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 12 12 12 12 9.1 MB/s
Read 447
Write 15
Mixed 45
SusWrite 11.6
27% 130 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 12.4
4K Mixed 10.1
44% 12.9 MB/s
DQ Read 30
DQ Write 15.2
DQ Mixed 26.7
19% 24 MB/s
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Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 50,635 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $556

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 Comments

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Good

23 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.

Good enough for a budget drive.


Average

2 years ago.

Decent for the low price


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