Average Bench: 85.3% (384th of 1058)

Based on 3,871 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS250G2B0A

Very good average bench

The WDC WDS250G2B0A 250GB averaged just 14.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WDC WDS250G2B0A 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 228MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WDC WDS250G2B0A 250GB is 45.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the WDC WDS250G2B0A 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 187MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 250MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,871 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 452 514
195 Write 342 482
157 Mixed 250 360
103 SusWrite 187 225
68.5% 308 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 31.6 40.6
34.6 4K Write 77.3 114
20.5 4K Mixed 38.7 52.6
138% 49.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
148 DQ Read 333 381
92.1 DQ Write 253 327
80.8 DQ Mixed 228 284
188% 271 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 109 124 94 101 114 MB/s
Read 496
Write 456
Mixed 298
SusWrite 116
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 47.3
164% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 272
219% 308 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 200 158 199 193 190 MB/s
Read 471
Write 325
Mixed 186
SusWrite 192
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 41
145% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 197
183% 284 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 100 97 72 90 62 MB/s
Read 505
Write 480
Mixed 358
SusWrite 92.3
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 47.2
162% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 248
195% 270 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 91 52 85 54 67 MB/s
Read 316
Write 126
Mixed 117
SusWrite 80.2
35% 160 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 50.4
178% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 257
214% 310 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 191 194 195 193 192 MB/s
Read 442
Write 235
Mixed 277
SusWrite 196
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 44.1
134% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 248
209% 306 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,297,425 SSDs tested.

Typical WDS250G2B0A 250GB Builds (Compare 94,183 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000

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