Average Bench: 143% (136th of 1037)

Based on 476 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS2030 240GB SSD

Outstanding average bench

The PNY CS2030 240GB SSD averaged 43.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS2030 240GB SSD near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 366MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 770MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2030 240GB SSD is 101%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the PNY CS2030 240GB SSD performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 432MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 507MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 476 samples)
Min Avg Max
596 Read 1,045 1,313
122 Write 601 1,293
212 Mixed 507 854
125 SusWrite 432 988
143% 646 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 4K Read 35.4 43.3
52.4 4K Write 98 133
26.1 4K Mixed 42.5 58.1
160% 58.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
299 DQ Read 770 972
111 DQ Write 407 752
59.3 DQ Mixed 366 779
331% 514 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS203021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 467 424 227 506 558 MB/s
Read 1,161
Write 1,091
Mixed 363
SusWrite 424
169% 760 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 49.9
162% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 746
DQ Mixed 496
473% 748 MB/s
476 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,580,548 SSDs tested.

Typical CS2030 240GB SSD Builds (Compare 10,351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B85) - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $825

Popular CS2030 240GB SSD compatible motherboards:

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