Average Bench: 46.3% (843rd of 1012)

more Based on 1,947 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 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 420MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 338MB/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 112MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 78.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,947 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 420 458
229 Write 338 391
154 Mixed 257 317
36.7 SusWrite 112 232
62.7% 282 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.73 4K Read 16.8 22.6
16.3 4K Write 31.1 43.8
9.02 4K Mixed 15.3 19.7
61.5% 21.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 DQ Read 101 119
25.8 DQ Write 78.2 99.3
13.9 DQ Mixed 36.2 45.9
41.6% 71.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 141 248 262 254 39 MB/s
Read 450
Write 386
Mixed 332
SusWrite 222
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 39.6
4K Mixed 19.5
80% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 89.6
DQ Mixed 41.4
48% 82.5 MB/s
393GB free
Firmware: UG450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 118 178 202 217 204 MB/s
Read 462
Write 343
Mixed 334
SusWrite 217
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 19.2
69% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 90.9
DQ Mixed 41.1
48% 82.4 MB/s
341GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 59 70 16 58 4.1 MB/s
Read 413
Write 219
Mixed 200
SusWrite 45.2
48% 220 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 14.3
51% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 91.6
DQ Mixed 45.8
50% 85.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,943,684 SSDs tested.

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Typical Green 480GB (2018) Builds (Compare 84 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

System: Hyrican PC H310M PRO-D

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $733

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