Average Bench: 46.3% (868th of 1034)

Based on 41,833 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0

Below average average bench

The WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB averaged 53.7% 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 426MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.2MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB is just 19%. 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 103MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 76MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,833 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 426 460
229 Write 332 384
156 Mixed 254 324
46.9 SusWrite 103 160
62% 279 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.5 4K Read 18.2 23.2
17.2 4K Write 33.1 44.9
6.85 4K Mixed 14.2 19.7
63.2% 21.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.1 DQ Read 103 119
38.3 DQ Write 76 102
12.8 DQ Mixed 33.4 44.5
40.1% 70.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
106GB free
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 165 129 104 64 MB/s
Read 460
Write 352
Mixed 302
SusWrite 152
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 20.4
83% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 90.5
DQ Mixed 45.3
50% 85 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 135 128 134 105 93 MB/s
Read 447
Write 382
Mixed 207
SusWrite 136
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 17.3
82% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 99.3
DQ Write 87.1
DQ Mixed 17.8
34% 68.1 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 116 136 146 139 124 MB/s
Read 454
Write 389
Mixed 180
SusWrite 158
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 12.5
70% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 10
35% 76.5 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 127 143 141 124 113 MB/s
Read 453
Write 385
Mixed 291
SusWrite 140
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 16.4
70% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 74.4
DQ Mixed 18.2
34% 68.8 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 60 10 57 58 77 MB/s
Read 457
Write 284
Mixed 314
SusWrite 96.2
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 18.6
67% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 41
48% 84.4 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 128 134 95 101 102 MB/s
Read 448
Write 366
Mixed 106
SusWrite 129
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 28.1
4K Mixed 9.7
54% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 60.6
DQ Write 92.4
DQ Mixed 35.3
38% 62.8 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 16 18 89 39 29 MB/s
Read 435
Write 319
Mixed 290
SusWrite 80
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 23.2
4K Mixed 15.6
60% 18.9 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 74.2
DQ Mixed 29.8
40% 74.8 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 6.4 29 3.1 9 29 MB/s
Read 418
Write 271
Mixed 186
SusWrite 44.8
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 14.9
4K Mixed 15.6
50% 14.9 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 71.8
DQ Mixed 29.4
38% 70.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,506,772 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 31,758 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $448

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 Comments

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Good

19 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

2 months ago.

Good enough for a budget drive.


Average

22 months ago.

Decent for the low price


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