Average Bench: 75.2% (515th of 1016)

Based on 13,972 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS900 240GB SSD, PNY CS900 240SSD, PNY CS900 240GB, PNY CS900

Good average bench

The PNY CS900 240GB averaged 24.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS900 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 163MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS900 240GB is 54.8%. 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 184MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 293MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,972 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 402 481
114 Write 293 431
146 Mixed 305 386
64 SusWrite 184 432
66.1% 296 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.2 4K Read 29.1 37.9
19.1 4K Write 71.3 97.3
11.3 4K Mixed 31.2 42.5
122% 43.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
77.7 DQ Read 216 294
44.3 DQ Write 266 339
18.2 DQ Mixed 163 209
145% 215 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900E12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 165 160 162 165 166 MB/s
Read 338
Write 251
Mixed 260
SusWrite 167
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 36.6
134% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 197
179% 272 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 115 107 92 95 93 MB/s
Read 429
Write 284
Mixed 312
SusWrite 113
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 31.7
122% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 152
122% 169 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 88 80 29 34 32 MB/s
Read 44.5
Write 289
Mixed 19.8
SusWrite 61.1
24% 104 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 20.3
92% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 85.8
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 164
110% 130 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900208
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 7.9 31 42 15 108 MB/s
Read 432
Write 361
Mixed 296
SusWrite 50.1
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 12
4K Mixed 0.7
49% 13.5 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 11
DQ Mixed 10.7
26% 58.5 MB/s
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Typical CS900 240GB Builds (Compare 36,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 56%
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Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $492

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22 days ago.

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


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