Average Bench: 131% (1st of 1015)

Based on 676 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 31.5% 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 8.81MB/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 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 88.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 181MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 676 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.4 Read 365 461
32 Write 230 371
8.29 Mixed 181 316
27.6 SusWrite 88.4 156
160% 216 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.79 4K Read 13.7 22.7
0.2 4K Write 3.82 7.6
0.5 4K Mixed 8.81 19.2
1,622% 8.79 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
27GB free
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 133 118 113 97 107 MB/s
Read 464
Write 374
Mixed 279
SusWrite 156
235% 318 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 19.2
3,245% 16.5 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 121 123 130 80 142 MB/s
Read 357
Write 303
Mixed 145
SusWrite 129
171% 233 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 4.8
848% 4.8 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 41 42 77 58 68 MB/s
Read 392
Write 45
Mixed 241
SusWrite 79.1
142% 189 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 12.1
1,784% 8.7 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 108 55 108 79 53 MB/s
Read 356
Write 291
Mixed 188
SusWrite 91.1
171% 232 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
650% 5 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 44 61 106 104 122 MB/s
Read 333
Write 299
Mixed 5.5
SusWrite 107
133% 186 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 6.3
1,226% 6.37 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 50 3.8 59 84 62 MB/s
Read 354
Write 274
Mixed 242
SusWrite 71.8
175% 235 MB/s
4K Read 8.5
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 6.3
1,167% 6.97 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 72 43 16 111 49 MB/s
Read 343
Write 256
Mixed 198
SusWrite 73.6
161% 218 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 5.8
1,058% 6.13 MB/s
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Typical WDC WDS240G2G0B- 240GB Builds (Compare 25,957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $527

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