Average Bench: 72% (532nd of 1000)

Based on 6,704 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS900 240GB SSD, PNY CS900 240SSD, PNY CS900 240GB, PNY CS900

Good average bench

The PNY CS900 240GB averaged 28.0% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 148MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS900 240GB is 53.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS900 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 168MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 277MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,704 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 406 481
112 Write 277 421
132 Mixed 296 379
55.5 SusWrite 168 320
63.9% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.2 4K Read 28.5 36.9
19.7 4K Write 70.6 96
8.83 4K Mixed 28.3 41.5
117% 42.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.8 DQ Read 209 307
30.1 DQ Write 255 349
16.8 DQ Mixed 148 217
135% 204 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 94 81 66 43 63 MB/s
Read 472
Write 347
Mixed 317
SusWrite 88.3
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 28.4
121% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 49.6
DQ Mixed 63
65% 111 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900208
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 173 179 165 171 167 MB/s
Read 298
Write 190
Mixed 246
SusWrite 176
51% 227 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 12.5
59% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 125
110% 162 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,384,409 SSDs tested.


AmazonUS $3316 mins
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BHPhotoUS $507 months
NeweggUS $506 hrs
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Typical CS900 240GB Builds (Compare 26,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 67%
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Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 65%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 119% - Outstanding Total price: $558

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