Average Bench: 44.8% (903rd of 1058)

Based on 68,876 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB averaged 55.1% 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 424MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18MB/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 91.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 72MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 68,876 samples)
Min Avg Max
335 Read 424 461
168 Write 318 383
135 Mixed 247 328
39.2 SusWrite 91.3 153
60% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.4 4K Read 18 23.4
14.8 4K Write 31.9 44.5
6.05 4K Mixed 13.6 19.5
61.7% 21.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.3 DQ Read 100 120
24.9 DQ Write 72 100
11.1 DQ Mixed 32.1 44.3
38.6% 68.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 144 129 127 129 131 MB/s
Read 466
Write 328
Mixed 321
SusWrite 177
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 20.6
90% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 93.8
DQ Mixed 44.7
50% 85.4 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 59 58 112 118 116 MB/s
Read 458
Write 372
Mixed 313
SusWrite 123
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 20
83% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 64.9
DQ Write 80.4
DQ Mixed 44
41% 63.1 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 51 56 66 140 119 MB/s
Read 425
Write 315
Mixed 220
SusWrite 121
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 19.3
80% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 87.2
DQ Mixed 44.1
49% 84.1 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 1.6 4.5 4.8 95 137 MB/s
Read 456
Write 370
Mixed 299
SusWrite 70.1
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 19.3
78% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 81
DQ Write 80.7
DQ Mixed 43.6
43% 68.4 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 137 140 136 85 134 MB/s
Read 454
Write 381
Mixed 313
SusWrite 138
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 7.1
67% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 65.6
DQ Mixed 18.9
31% 61.6 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 77 41 41 44 36 MB/s
Read 488
Write 402
Mixed 174
SusWrite 76.5
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 11.6
68% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 94.5
DQ Mixed 3
30% 71.1 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 4.3 56 83 81 143 MB/s
Read 439
Write 347
Mixed 295
SusWrite 96.5
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 24.3
4K Mixed 11.8
59% 18.9 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 60.2
DQ Mixed 43.7
44% 72.2 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 97 131 121 110 134 MB/s
Read 436
Write 300
Mixed 275
SusWrite 132
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 24.2
4K Mixed 8
29% 12 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 66.7
DQ Mixed 32.7
40% 72 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,561,650 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 71,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $640

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 Comments

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Good

2 years 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

17 months ago.

Good enough for a budget drive.


Average

3 years ago.

Decent for the low price


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