Average Bench: 45.9% (853rd of 1016)

Based on 24,492 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB averaged 54.0% 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 17.9MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB is just 19.7%. 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 99.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 72.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,492 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 427 468
192 Write 322 383
143 Mixed 247 324
46.2 SusWrite 99.9 157
60.9% 274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.48 4K Read 17.9 23.1
14.7 4K Write 31.6 43.5
7.2 4K Mixed 14.5 19.7
62.5% 21.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.9 DQ Read 102 119
25.9 DQ Write 72.6 99.3
12.3 DQ Mixed 33.9 44.5
39.8% 69.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 125 144 94 147 147 MB/s
Read 465
Write 383
Mixed 331
SusWrite 169
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 19.2
80% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 85.6
DQ Mixed 40.3
47% 81.3 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 132 122 90 131 96 MB/s
Read 462
Write 385
Mixed 321
SusWrite 132
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 17.5
76% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 97.4
DQ Mixed 35.1
45% 81.5 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 25 23 170 123 89 MB/s
Read 454
Write 366
Mixed 324
SusWrite 108
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 19.2
77% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 88.5
DQ Mixed 29.4
42% 79.2 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 81 22 130 141 132 MB/s
Read 480
Write 296
Mixed 314
SusWrite 135
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 18.3
65% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 61.5
DQ Mixed 44.1
44% 73.4 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 44 42 18 5 50 MB/s
Read 426
Write 341
Mixed 269
SusWrite 47
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 41.7
4K Mixed 17.7
78% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 80
DQ Mixed 24.3
38% 74.4 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 60 12 3.4 139 93 MB/s
Read 450
Write 98.2
Mixed 286
SusWrite 86.2
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 16.7
63% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 77.6
DQ Mixed 28.7
40% 74.1 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 78 125 152 154 126 MB/s
Read 404
Write 366
Mixed 282
SusWrite 138
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 12.8
63% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 81.7
DQ Write 79
DQ Mixed 31
37% 63.9 MB/s
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Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 26,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $410

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 Comments

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Good

11 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

14 months ago.

Decent for the low price


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