Average Bench: 74.2% (497th of 1003)

Based on 8,456 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS900 240GB SSD, PNY CS900 240SSD, PNY CS900 240GB, PNY CS900

Good average bench

The PNY CS900 240GB averaged 25.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 156MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS900 240GB is 47.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS900 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 176MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 287MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,456 samples)
Min Avg Max
299 Read 412 485
111 Write 287 424
123 Mixed 298 377
71.7 SusWrite 176 332
65.4% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 29 37.7
32.2 4K Write 72.9 96.6
12.4 4K Mixed 29.6 42.3
120% 43.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.4 DQ Read 206 286
48.4 DQ Write 264 346
21.6 DQ Mixed 156 214
140% 209 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: CS900J13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 472 469 315 158 157 MB/s
Read 434
Write 457
Mixed 371
SusWrite 339
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 43
157% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 196
174% 258 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900812
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 292 294 286 293 292 MB/s
Read 412
Write 277
Mixed 270
SusWrite 289
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 31.6
135% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 102
108% 172 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900208
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 165 200 204 202 179 MB/s
Read 382
Write 286
Mixed 276
SusWrite 195
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 22.1
106% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 137
135% 210 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900812
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 244 272 280 270 230 MB/s
Read 345
Write 259
Mixed 222
SusWrite 250
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 24.3
88% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 208
177% 258 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: CS900208
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 210 213 228 215 215 MB/s
Read 293
Write 108
Mixed 139
SusWrite 209
42% 187 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 12
96% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 85.8
87% 137 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900211
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 139 13 90 27 76 MB/s
Read 382
Write 186
Mixed 186
SusWrite 65.1
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 13.9
98% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 84.7
87% 140 MB/s
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Typical CS900 240GB Builds (Compare 28,344 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $573

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3 months ago.

170Mo/s write for 5Go first and then down to 80Mo/s after


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