Average Bench: 75.1% (500th of 1011)

Based on 11,040 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS900 240GB SSD, PNY CS900 240SSD, PNY CS900 240GB, PNY CS900

Good average bench

The PNY CS900 240GB averaged 24.8% 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 159MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS900 240GB is 55.3%. 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 190MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 285MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,040 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 399 478
113 Write 285 431
103 Mixed 295 383
60.1 SusWrite 190 424
65.4% 292 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.47 4K Read 29.4 38.6
24.6 4K Write 71.4 95.3
6.08 4K Mixed 30.8 42.4
122% 43.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.8 DQ Read 216 307
34 DQ Write 257 345
17.9 DQ Mixed 159 214
141% 211 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
150GB free
Firmware: CS900812
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 272 300 304 301 303 MB/s
Read 432
Write 273
Mixed 289
SusWrite 285
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 37.5
161% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 216
188% 279 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: CS900208
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 208 200 204 203 197 MB/s
Read 402
Write 325
Mixed 298
SusWrite 211
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 27.3
132% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 141
141% 221 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900E12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 174 159 167 192 222 MB/s
Read 372
Write 137
Mixed 250
SusWrite 190
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 27.5
98% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 201
181% 272 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 168 123 37 73 27 MB/s
Read 473
Write 319
Mixed 322
SusWrite 102
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 33.1
4K Mixed 1.1
73% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 48.3
DQ Mixed 22.6
47% 102 MB/s
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Typical CS900 240GB Builds (Compare 26,930 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 55%
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Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $470

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8 months ago.

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


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