Average Bench: 117% (1st of 1015)

more Based on 1,882 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 16.5% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 13.3MB/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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 80MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 163MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,882 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.5 Read 322 458
29.1 Write 207 369
8.82 Mixed 163 306
20 SusWrite 80 143
143% 193 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.3 4K Read 13.3 22.4
0.2 4K Write 4.29 7.7
0.54 4K Mixed 9 19
1,632% 8.85 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 49 2.7 3.2 3.6 4.5 MB/s
Read 370
Write 87
Mixed 63
SusWrite 18.1
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 1.2
693% 4.93 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 142 128 118 104 82 MB/s
Read 271
Write 207
Mixed 233
SusWrite 102
152% 203 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 5.8
909% 5.03 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 94 124 100 59 61 MB/s
Read 237
Write 201
Mixed 72.4
SusWrite 90.3
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 3.3
505% 2.63 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 72 81 67 58 38 MB/s
Read 241
Write 98.9
Mixed 133
SusWrite 64
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 4.7
1,229% 7.87 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 53 78 82 22 51 MB/s
Read 241
Write 81.5
Mixed 133
SusWrite 57
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 9
1,801% 10.2 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 30 40 38 30 52 MB/s
Read 204
Write 45
Mixed 112
SusWrite 52
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 12.4
2,049% 10.5 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 25 38 30 38 43 MB/s
Read 192
Write 90.3
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 35.1
68% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 2.8
567% 3.5 MB/s
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Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

System: Cyberpowerpc C SERIES

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