Average Bench: 49% (844th of 1026)

more Based on 5,662 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 50.9% 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 422MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Green 480GB (2018) is 22.5%. 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 151MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 99.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,662 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 422 458
281 Write 357 402
176 Mixed 264 322
53.5 SusWrite 151 236
66.6% 298 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.8 4K Read 18.5 23.5
16.3 4K Write 33.9 46.4
6.5 4K Mixed 13.4 19.2
63.1% 21.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 DQ Read 99.8 120
32.8 DQ Write 83.9 107
12.8 DQ Mixed 31.3 45.2
40% 71.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 204 225 181 199 209 MB/s
Read 446
Write 295
Mixed 291
SusWrite 225
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 15.9
75% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 97.4
DQ Mixed 32.7
44% 80.7 MB/s
105GB free
Firmware: UG500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 251 93 303 91 313 MB/s
Read 362
Write 318
Mixed 259
SusWrite 211
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 27.6
4K Mixed 16.2
55% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 97
DQ Mixed 45.6
51% 87 MB/s
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 72 123 191 153 206 MB/s
Read 380
Write 333
Mixed 214
SusWrite 150
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 18.5
4K Mixed 13.1
50% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 88.5
DQ Mixed 17.9
36% 73.5 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 3.6 6 3.1 35 19 MB/s
Read 379
Write 312
Mixed 275
SusWrite 30.5
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 28.8
4K Mixed 15
61% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 93.5
DQ Write 57.6
DQ Mixed 43.7
41% 64.9 MB/s
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Typical Green 480GB (2018) Builds (Compare 1,598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asrock B365M IB-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $756

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