Average Bench: 123% (1st of 1015)

more Based on 3,797 user benchmarks.  Models: AMD-RAID WDC WDS240G2G0B-, WDS240G2G0B-00EPWT, WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EP, WD S240G2G0B-00JH30, WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0, WDC WDS2 40G2G0B-00EP

Outstanding average bench

The Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0B- 240GB averaged 22.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0B- 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 8.26MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 13.1MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0B- 240GB is 126%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0B- 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 79.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 177MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,797 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.8 Read 344 457
31.9 Write 227 370
9.3 Mixed 177 309
18.8 SusWrite 79.2 143
153% 207 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.5 4K Read 13.1 21.7
0.2 4K Write 4.11 7.7
0.5 4K Mixed 8.26 18.9
1,542% 8.51 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 65 57 60 60 55 MB/s
Read 326
Write 207
Mixed 218
SusWrite 67.7
153% 205 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
423% 3.4 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 70 32 30 22 14 MB/s
Read 335
Write 264
Mixed 182
SusWrite 55.8
155% 209 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 2.3
649% 4.6 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 258 252 250 337 264 MB/s
Read 4.5
Write 16.2
Mixed 4
SusWrite 277
54% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 8.4
941% 2.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,650,145 HDDs tested.

Typical WDC WDS240G2G0B- 240GB Builds (Compare 63,842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $552

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