Average Bench: 251% (47th of 1058)

Based on 6 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS2130 500GB SSD
Poor: 59%Average: 251% Great: 306%

Outstanding average bench

The PNY CS2130 500GB SSD averaged 151.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS2130 500GB SSD near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 834MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 1,102MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2130 500GB SSD is 247%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the PNY CS2130 500GB SSD performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 650MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 1,198 1,494
1,630 Write 1,864 1,935
68 Mixed 1,095 1,353
177 SusWrite 1,490 1,934
320% 1,412 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 39 52.9
96.3 4K Write 182 217
0.4 4K Mixed 64.4 81.5
238% 95.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
524 DQ Read 650 686
371 DQ Write 1,102 1437
683 DQ Mixed 834 872
644% 862 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: CS213530
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1907 1914 1907 1898 1905 1909 MB/s
Read 1,381
Write 1915
Mixed 1,334
SusWrite 1,907
371% 1,634 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 76.9
270% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 686
DQ Write 1437
DQ Mixed 872
717% 998 MB/s
487GB free
Firmware: CS213530
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1905 1897 1899 1899 1906 482 MB/s
Read 1,494
Write 1,916
Mixed 1,353
SusWrite 1,665
364% 1,607 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 217
4K Mixed 81.5
299% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 1,384
DQ Mixed 864
705% 977 MB/s
757GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS213530
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1795 1749 117 125 172 112 MB/s
Read 1,108
Write 1,678
Mixed 1,240
SusWrite 678
266% 1,176 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 77.1
274% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 684
DQ Write 1,312
DQ Mixed 863
694% 953 MB/s
224GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS213530
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 243 75 208 128 121 MB/s
Read 1,029
Write 1614
Mixed 1,092
SusWrite 148
219% 971 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 46.3
153% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 653
DQ Write 625
DQ Mixed 202
272% 493 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,963,822 SSDs tested.

Typical CS2130 500GB SSD Builds (Compare 26,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X570-P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $884

Popular CS2130 500GB SSD compatible motherboards:

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