Average Bench: 91.9% (275th of 1037)

Based on 2,028 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS250G2B0B

Excellent average bench

The WDC WDS250G2B0B 250GB averaged just 8.0% 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 242MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 43.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS250G2B0B 250GB is 33.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WDC WDS250G2B0B 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 198MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 265MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,028 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 476 513
233 Write 374 480
182 Mixed 265 363
128 SusWrite 198 224
73.2% 328 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 4K Read 34 40.6
44 4K Write 87.5 113
26.4 4K Mixed 43.3 53
153% 54.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
222 DQ Read 327 380
186 DQ Write 270 325
177 DQ Mixed 242 282
197% 280 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
233GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 218 213 213 212 213 MB/s
Read 504
Write 469
Mixed 372
SusWrite 247
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 47.2
162% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 264
207% 285 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 208 206 209 210 209 MB/s
Read 481
Write 290
Mixed 247
SusWrite 210
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 52.6
168% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 248
198% 277 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 218 215 216 215 215 MB/s
Read 488
Write 454
Mixed 358
SusWrite 248
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 44.9
160% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 268
211% 291 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 214 212 206 209 205 MB/s
Read 485
Write 316
Mixed 200
SusWrite 213
67% 303 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 49
168% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 243
186% 252 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,577,967 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS250G2B0B 250GB Builds (Compare 38,210 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $766

Popular WDS250G2B0B 250GB compatible motherboards:

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