Average Bench: 30.7% (707th of 1015)

Based on 14 user benchmarks.  Model: WDC WDS2 40G2G0B-00EPW0
Poor: 2%Average: 30.7% Great: 55%

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Poor average bench

The WD WDS2 40G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB averaged 69.2% 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. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 2.28MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.52MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this HDD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 39.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 43.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14 samples)
Min Avg Max
2 Read 67.1 141
0.5 Write 43.5 118
1.2 Mixed 55.9 121
5.1 SusWrite 39.2 113
38.4% 51.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0 4K Read 1.52 3.6
0.4 4K Write 2.06 3.6
0 4K Mixed 2.28 7.3
355% 1.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,751,969 HDDs tested.

Typical WDS2 40G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB Builds (Compare 271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock A520M-HVS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29

Popular WDS2 40G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB compatible motherboards:

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