Average Bench: 75.6% (545th of 1058)

Based on 45,604 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS900 240GB SSD, PNY CS900 240SSD, PNY CS900 240GB, PNY CS900

Good average bench

The PNY CS900 240GB averaged 24.4% 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 30.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS900 240GB is 45.3%. 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 168MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 296MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 45,604 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 409 482
111 Write 296 430
117 Mixed 312 386
57.5 SusWrite 168 400
66.2% 296 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 30.6 39.3
23.2 4K Write 70.1 94.1
15.8 4K Mixed 32.6 42.8
125% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
55.5 DQ Read 219 286
38.7 DQ Write 260 350
20.1 DQ Mixed 163 211
144% 214 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900KB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 376 373 378 381 140 MB/s
Read 395
Write 385
Mixed 299
SusWrite 333
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 32.7
129% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 120
123% 193 MB/s
55GB free
Firmware: CS900BB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 56 33 98 81 34 MB/s
Read 436
Write 215
Mixed 376
SusWrite 101
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 43.2
155% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 211
180% 261 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: CS900E13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 173 174 168 164 162 MB/s
Read 300
Write 254
Mixed 207
SusWrite 186
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 36.2
139% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 200
180% 272 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900J13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 34 36 37 37 34 MB/s
Read 378
Write 318
Mixed 352
SusWrite 56
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 23.7
77% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 188
165% 242 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900J13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 34 36 37 37 34 MB/s
Read 378
Write 399
Mixed 325
SusWrite 54
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 23.9
77% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 187
164% 241 MB/s
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Typical CS900 240GB Builds (Compare 67,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $581

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13 months ago.

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


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