Average Bench: 87.7% (348th of 1058)

Based on 3,729 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS250G2B0B

Very good average bench

The WDC WDS250G2B0B 250GB averaged just 12.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WDS250G2B0B 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 235MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS250G2B0B 250GB is 38%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDS250G2B0B 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 184MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 254MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,729 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 467 513
195 Write 349 477
168 Mixed 254 358
100 SusWrite 184 220
69.8% 313 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 32.9 40.6
40.5 4K Write 81.2 112
22 4K Mixed 40.5 52.7
145% 51.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
222 DQ Read 327 380
180 DQ Write 265 319
159 DQ Mixed 235 281
193% 276 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 201 185 205 189 119 MB/s
Read 474
Write 428
Mixed 351
SusWrite 198
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 49.5
176% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 283
232% 331 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 208 205 205 209 210 MB/s
Read 469
Write 260
Mixed 180
SusWrite 208
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 47.6
165% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 208
171% 245 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 205 209 208 211 203 MB/s
Read 483
Write 339
Mixed 264
SusWrite 210
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 34.3
108% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 207
187% 287 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 144 135 133 125 147 MB/s
Read 412
Write 316
Mixed 279
SusWrite 140
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 24
100% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 267
222% 320 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X611
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 184 209 201 208 157 MB/s
Read 361
Write 427
Mixed 187
SusWrite 196
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 29.2
115% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 140
120% 171 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,108,859 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS250G2B0B 250GB Builds (Compare 81,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $853

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