Average Bench: 72.9% (613th of 1072)

Based on 61,417 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS900 240GB SSD, PNY CS900 240SSD, PNY CS900 240GB, PNY CS900

Good average bench

The PNY CS900 240GB averaged 27.1% 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 151MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS900 240GB is 48.6%. 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 163MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 290MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 61,417 samples)
Min Avg Max
293 Read 401 482
106 Write 290 426
120 Mixed 302 381
58.2 SusWrite 163 355
64.5% 289 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 29.4 38.9
17 4K Write 67.5 94.2
8.78 4K Mixed 31 42.2
120% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
67.6 DQ Read 212 305
23.8 DQ Write 251 346
16.2 DQ Mixed 151 212
136% 205 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900KB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 386 414 421 318 23 MB/s
Read 423
Write 415
Mixed 345
SusWrite 327
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 38.9
152% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 136
135% 208 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900KB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 379 397 377 235 342 MB/s
Read 455
Write 14.2
Mixed 113
SusWrite 353
51% 234 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 33.5
132% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 135
128% 194 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900BB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 186 53 30 33 33 MB/s
Read 426
Write 403
Mixed 381
SusWrite 86.4
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 41.3
150% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 208
178% 259 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900J13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 31 29 29 33 33 MB/s
Read 426
Write 456
Mixed 392
SusWrite 42.9
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 41.1
152% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 187
166% 246 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900KB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 21 20 23 21 23 MB/s
Read 409
Write 394
Mixed 332
SusWrite 48.4
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 39.4
161% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 137
133% 202 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: CS900212
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 216 225 219 217 220 MB/s
Read 394
Write 302
Mixed 289
SusWrite 224
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 22.6
109% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 137
132% 202 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: 0E13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 164 158 157 157 156 MB/s
Read 301
Write 220
Mixed 245
SusWrite 188
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 22.5
85% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 203
182% 274 MB/s
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Gaming 44%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $394

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


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