Average Bench: 116% (1st of 1015)

more Based on 7,017 user benchmarks.  Models: AMD-RAID WDC WDS240G2G0A-, WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH, WDC WDS240G2G0A-00JH30, WDC WDS2 40G2G0A-00JH, WDS240G2G0A-00JH30, WDC WDS2 40G2G0A-00JH30

Outstanding average bench

The Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0A- 240GB averaged 16.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0A- 240GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 8.75MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 13MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0A- 240GB is 132%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0A- 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 81.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 160MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 7,017 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.6 Read 320 456
28.2 Write 207 367
8.22 Mixed 160 308
20 SusWrite 81.2 147
142% 192 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.31 4K Read 13 22
0.2 4K Write 4.31 7.7
0.56 4K Mixed 8.75 18.8
1,594% 8.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 102 18 19 41 49 MB/s
Read 382
Write 291
Mixed 250
SusWrite 61.5
183% 246 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 8
4K Mixed 13.6
2,222% 11.7 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 48 32 34 44 57 MB/s
Read 243
Write 171
Mixed 179
SusWrite 46.1
119% 160 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 8
4K Mixed 17.4
2,732% 13.7 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 1.5 28 60 60 72 MB/s
Read 148
Write 80.8
Mixed 103
SusWrite 45.3
70% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 9.5
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 12.7
1,857% 8.3 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0423B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 19 14 14 15 14 MB/s
Read 120
Write 13.7
Mixed 19.4
SusWrite 17
31% 42.6 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.3
1,238% 10.7 MB/s
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Typical WDC WDS240G2G0A- 240GB Builds (Compare 3,395 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 52%

System: Cyberpowerpc C SERIES

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $417

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