Average Bench: 48.1% (895th of 1072)

more Based on 25,452 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WDS480G2G0A-00JH30, WDC WDS4 80G2G0A-00JH30, WDC WDS480G2G0A-, WDC WDS4 80G2G0A-00JH, WD WDS480G2G0A-00JH, WDC WDS480G2G0A-00JH

Below average average bench

The WD Green 480GB (2018) averaged 51.8% 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 420MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 480GB (2018) is 25.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Green 480GB (2018) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 136MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 82.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,452 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 420 459
249 Write 351 400
144 Mixed 258 326
40 SusWrite 136 244
65% 291 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.74 4K Read 18.3 23.5
15.7 4K Write 34.2 46.3
6.94 4K Mixed 13.7 19.6
63.5% 22.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 DQ Read 100 120
30.1 DQ Write 82.1 107
12.7 DQ Mixed 32.6 45.4
40.4% 71.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
321GB free
Firmware: UG430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 180 211 178 187 189 MB/s
Read 425
Write 351
Mixed 184
SusWrite 207
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 14
71% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 19.9
41% 83.4 MB/s
146GB free
Firmware: UG220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 220 178 208 214 203 MB/s
Read 456
Write 395
Mixed 322
SusWrite 204
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 8.8
72% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 59.9
DQ Mixed 26.1
36% 67.6 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 4.1 21 2.6 2.2 MB/s
Read 454
Write 392
Mixed 325
SusWrite 38.4
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 16.5
76% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 96.9
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 44.8
47% 76.5 MB/s
373GB free
Firmware: UG400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 140 197 201 197 221 MB/s
Read 377
Write 356
Mixed 290
SusWrite 212
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 31.9
4K Mixed 5.5
52% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 50.5
DQ Mixed 35.6
39% 67.9 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 28 43 2.9 27 49 MB/s
Read 423
Write 348
Mixed 295
SusWrite 43.4
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 27
4K Mixed 15.6
53% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 95.5
DQ Mixed 45.5
50% 85.3 MB/s
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 97 36 96 96 11 MB/s
Read 441
Write 385
Mixed 310
SusWrite 73.4
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 26.1
4K Mixed 10.4
58% 18.9 MB/s
DQ Read 11.8
DQ Write 56.7
DQ Mixed 35.9
27% 34.8 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: UG500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 15 83 3.3 143 115 MB/s
Read 306
Write 305
Mixed 138
SusWrite 79.5
46% 207 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 28.3
4K Mixed 13
42% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 96.1
DQ Mixed 45
50% 85.4 MB/s
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Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: Asrock B365M IB-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $797

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