Average Bench: 74.3% (573rd of 1058)

Based on 51,383 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS900 240GB SSD, PNY CS900 240SSD, PNY CS900 240GB, PNY CS900

Good average bench

The PNY CS900 240GB averaged 25.7% 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 153MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS900 240GB is 53%. 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 173MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 297MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 51,383 samples)
Min Avg Max
299 Read 406 478
112 Write 297 428
97.5 Mixed 303 385
61.4 SusWrite 173 384
65.8% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.8 4K Read 29.2 38.8
17 4K Write 69.9 99.4
11.8 4K Mixed 31.4 42.3
122% 43.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
48.3 DQ Read 209 306
35.4 DQ Write 260 352
20 DQ Mixed 153 212
138% 207 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
202GB free
Firmware: CS900J13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 437 442 365 156 155 MB/s
Read 432
Write 436
Mixed 389
SusWrite 330
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 41.3
148% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 82.6
93% 158 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900J13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 430 460 92 6.3 6.4 MB/s
Read 426
Write 456
Mixed 400
SusWrite 242
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 39.8
145% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 198
177% 263 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: CS900J13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 38 38 35 38 38 MB/s
Read 396
Write 453
Mixed 386
SusWrite 83.8
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 41.7
153% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 185
166% 247 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 128 100 99 67 50 MB/s
Read 458
Write 276
Mixed 358
SusWrite 107
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 32.5
136% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 192
173% 261 MB/s
86GB free
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 206 63 64 63 63 MB/s
Read 462
Write 269
Mixed 312
SusWrite 133
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 29.7
130% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 179
161% 241 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900613
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 76 65 78 74 68 MB/s
Read 447
Write 58.1
Mixed 122
SusWrite 70.8
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 27.3
115% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 77.8
DQ Mixed 89.3
85% 139 MB/s
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Typical CS900 240GB Builds (Compare 80,674 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $714

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21 months ago.

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


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