Average Bench: 74.1% (571st of 1057)

Based on 45,847 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS900 240GB SSD, PNY CS900 240SSD, PNY CS900 240GB, PNY CS900

Good average bench

The PNY CS900 240GB averaged 25.8% 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 158MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS900 240GB is 51.5%. 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 165MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 308MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 45,847 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 410 487
113 Write 308 437
117 Mixed 310 384
56.8 SusWrite 165 389
66.6% 298 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 4K Read 29.9 39.4
17.2 4K Write 69.4 94.7
8.59 4K Mixed 31.4 42.8
122% 43.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.6 DQ Read 212 297
17 DQ Write 254 348
16.9 DQ Mixed 158 212
140% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900P13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 140 75 67 111 49 MB/s
Read 434
Write 358
Mixed 336
SusWrite 114
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 36.9
149% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 204
181% 271 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: CS900BB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 133 33 32 32 32 MB/s
Read 399
Write 226
Mixed 309
SusWrite 114
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 42.6
151% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 208
179% 261 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: CS900BB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 36 49 31 31 31 MB/s
Read 391
Write 325
Mixed 359
SusWrite 91
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 41.7
150% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 210
179% 261 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900613
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 178 113 57 48 67 MB/s
Read 425
Write 329
Mixed 321
SusWrite 105
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 28.6
112% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 182
163% 244 MB/s
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Typical CS900 240GB Builds (Compare 61,475 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $579

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10 months ago.

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


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