Average Bench: 64.9% (670th of 1012)

Based on 118 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS90 0 240GB SSD

Above average average bench

The PNY CS90 0 240GB SSD averaged 35.1% 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 90.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS90 0 240GB SSD is 39.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS90 0 240GB SSD performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 147MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 167MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 118 samples)
Min Avg Max
284 Read 383 480
124 Write 305 438
173 Mixed 322 476
67.5 SusWrite 147 339
64.8% 289 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.57 4K Read 24.9 33.9
12.2 4K Write 59.2 83.9
5.32 4K Mixed 19.8 36.2
94.4% 34.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.5 DQ Read 167 239
12.3 DQ Write 177 250
9.05 DQ Mixed 90.3 184
90.5% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
200GB free
Firmware: CS90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 385 390 400 392 390 MB/s
Read 344
Write 376
Mixed 331
SusWrite 389
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 35.9
132% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 184
149% 208 MB/s
200GB free
Firmware: CS90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 176 166 166 167 171 MB/s
Read 338
Write 370
Mixed 316
SusWrite 193
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 32.3
133% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 188
157% 226 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 93 70 71 70 71 MB/s
Read 394
Write 315
Mixed 309
SusWrite 114
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 27.8
113% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 168
139% 200 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical CS90 0 240GB SSD Builds (Compare 26,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $377

Popular CS90 0 240GB SSD compatible motherboards:

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