Average Bench: 47.5% (885th of 1058)

more Based on 17,927 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 52.5% 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 419MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 480GB (2018) is 23.8%. 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 138MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 97.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,927 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 419 458
244 Write 349 401
143 Mixed 255 322
45.6 SusWrite 138 237
64.7% 290 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.76 4K Read 17.8 23.5
13.9 4K Write 33 46.4
6.18 4K Mixed 13.1 19
61.3% 21.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 DQ Read 97.7 120
31.3 DQ Write 81 106
12.3 DQ Mixed 30.7 45.1
39% 69.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: S1128B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 447 439 447 438 446 MB/s
Read 513
Write 437
Mixed 388
SusWrite 445
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 27.9
127% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 42.2
86% 167 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: S1128B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 388 371 398 398 406 MB/s
Read 482
Write 421
Mixed 399
SusWrite 391
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 24.6
97% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 45.7
86% 165 MB/s
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 151 234 179 232 182 MB/s
Read 448
Write 395
Mixed 322
SusWrite 200
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 16.2
74% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 73.7
DQ Mixed 32.8
41% 73.7 MB/s
352GB free
Firmware: UG510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 37 4.1 187 231 268 MB/s
Read 453
Write 389
Mixed 329
SusWrite 146
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 19
78% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 91.7
DQ Mixed 32.7
44% 81.3 MB/s
234GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 25 85 95 46 MB/s
Read 447
Write 364
Mixed 304
SusWrite 75.3
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 15.5
66% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 35.4
47% 84.1 MB/s
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 41 86 51 203 198 MB/s
Read 362
Write 307
Mixed 256
SusWrite 118
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 18.9
4K Mixed 12.5
46% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 78.4
DQ Mixed 46.1
48% 78.5 MB/s
245GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 22 3.8 4.1 12 45 MB/s
Read 316
Write 257
Mixed 152
SusWrite 40.8
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 13.6
50% 17 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 86.5
DQ Mixed 42.1
48% 81.7 MB/s
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Typical Green 480GB (2018) Builds (Compare 3,276 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asrock B365M IB-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $816

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