Average Bench: 131% (1st of 1015)

Based on 1,058 user benchmarks.  Models: AMD-RAID WDC WDS240G2G0B-, WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EP, WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0, WDC WDS2 40G2G0B-00EP

Outstanding average bench

The Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0B- 240GB averaged 31.2% 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 8.88MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 13.7MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0B- 240GB is 123%. 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 88.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 188MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,058 samples)
Min Avg Max
97 Read 365 461
35.4 Write 236 371
8.5 Mixed 188 319
26.1 SusWrite 88.1 150
162% 219 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.66 4K Read 13.7 22.7
0.2 4K Write 3.98 7.7
0.5 4K Mixed 8.88 19.2
1,633% 8.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 99 151 69 106 104 MB/s
Read 461
Write 357
Mixed 300
SusWrite 121
230% 310 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 17.3
2,543% 10.8 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 3.2 110 114 105 136 MB/s
Read 456
Write 325
Mixed 222
SusWrite 104
204% 277 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 12.8
2,278% 12.5 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 7.5 137 91 132 152 MB/s
Read 440
Write 363
Mixed 315
SusWrite 114
229% 308 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 6.8
4K Mixed 11.4
2,213% 12.6 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ190000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 39 89 70 27 43 MB/s
Read 451
Write 340
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 50.1
164% 227 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 16
2,552% 12.4 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 38 63 59 79 59 MB/s
Read 369
Write 67.3
Mixed 99
SusWrite 57.9
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 9.3
1,874% 10.9 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.7 67 58 19 77 76 MB/s
Read 294
Write 72.5
Mixed 7
SusWrite 50.5
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.8
644% 4.77 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 101 88 102 94 54 MB/s
Read 222
Write 285
Mixed 150
SusWrite 104
140% 190 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 3.1
459% 2.3 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 77 5.3 7.1 19 119 MB/s
Read 8
Write 75
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 41.9
24% 33.3 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 3.1
513% 2.4 MB/s
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Typical WDC WDS240G2G0B- 240GB Builds (Compare 26,030 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $442

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