Average Bench: 121% (1st of 1015)

more Based on 1,209 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 20.5% 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 9.05MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 13.7MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0A- 240GB is 125%. 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 80.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 162MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,209 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.9 Read 335 456
34.7 Write 206 363
7 Mixed 162 306
24.5 SusWrite 80.8 136
145% 196 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 4K Read 13.7 22.4
0.2 4K Write 4.1 7.7
0.6 4K Mixed 9.05 18.8
1,654% 8.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 127 2.9 129 104 106 MB/s
Read 442
Write 356
Mixed 231
SusWrite 108
210% 284 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 8
4K Mixed 16.2
2,594% 13.2 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 97 95 113 106 114 MB/s
Read 432
Write 203
Mixed 233
SusWrite 93.8
179% 241 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 18.2
2,826% 13.4 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 99 97 103 125 112 MB/s
Read 378
Write 252
Mixed 166
SusWrite 122
169% 229 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 17.5
2,728% 12.9 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF300000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 104 118 126 138 103 MB/s
Read 310
Write 93.2
Mixed 102
SusWrite 111
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 13.5
2,180% 11 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.7 6.5 79 146 96 102 MB/s
Read 347
Write 125
Mixed 5.8
SusWrite 72.1
98% 138 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 1.3
1,061% 7.8 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF300000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 5.7 40 58 39 36 MB/s
Read 385
Write 88.5
Mixed 124
SusWrite 35.3
117% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
55% 0.4 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 2.5 2.5 3.8 27 48 MB/s
Read 356
Write 237
Mixed 267
SusWrite 51
171% 228 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 8.6
1,620% 9 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 45 54 30 15 28 MB/s
Read 220
Write 62.5
Mixed 134
SusWrite 31.5
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 10.6
1,353% 5.43 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 6.1 8.4 16 0.1 MB/s
Read 108
Write 10.3
Mixed 26.7
SusWrite 8.3
28% 38.4 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 7.2
4K Mixed 5.2
1,403% 9.67 MB/s
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Typical WDC WDS240G2G0A- 240GB Builds (Compare 1,985 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

System: Cyberpowerpc C SERIES

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $658

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