Average Bench: 244% (50th of 1058)

Based on 1,957 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS3030 2TB SSD

Outstanding average bench

The PNY CS3030 2TB SSD averaged 144.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS3030 2TB SSD near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,032MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,069MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS3030 2TB SSD is 159%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the PNY CS3030 2TB SSD performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 154MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,957 samples)
Min Avg Max
698 Read 1,304 1,603
1,049 Write 2,069 2,649
639 Mixed 1,429 1,780
677 SusWrite 1,264 1,724
344% 1,516 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 4K Read 39.1 50.3
68.1 4K Write 154 217
30.2 4K Mixed 63.7 83.7
222% 85.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
55.5 DQ Read 1,141 1,640
146 DQ Write 944 1,468
73.6 DQ Mixed 1,032 1,562
776% 1,039 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CS303132
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2720 2765 1519 1105 1100 1101 MB/s
Read 1,546
Write 2,002
Mixed 1,763
SusWrite 1,718
398% 1,757 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 80.3
277% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,623
DQ Write 1,325
DQ Mixed 1,437
1,086% 1,462 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CS303132
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1898 2766 1928 1099 1071 1036 MB/s
Read 1484
Write 2,334
Mixed 1,713
SusWrite 1633
406% 1,791 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 75.2
261% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,507
DQ Write 1,028
DQ Mixed 1,256
941% 1,264 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS303132
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2333 2469 1226 1049 1081 1094 MB/s
Read 1,392
Write 2,307
Mixed 1,538
SusWrite 1542
384% 1,695 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 68.4
233% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,280
DQ Write 899
DQ Mixed 1,084
811% 1,087 MB/s
921GB free
Firmware: CS303132
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2528 2509 1058 1063 1058 1040 MB/s
Read 1,382
Write 2,214
Mixed 1,612
SusWrite 1,543
383% 1,688 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 65.4
212% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,337
DQ Write 1,128
DQ Mixed 1,186
901% 1,217 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CS303125
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1745 947 943 955 950 950 MB/s
Read 1,515
Write 2,335
Mixed 1,597
SusWrite 1,082
369% 1,632 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 214
4K Mixed 69.1
260% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,479
DQ Write 1,204
DQ Mixed 1366
1,016% 1,350 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS303226
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1068 1078 1049 1067 1068 1066 MB/s
Read 1,203
Write 1,893
Mixed 1,472
SusWrite 1066
319% 1,409 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 231
4K Mixed 68.6
263% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1279
DQ Write 1061
DQ Mixed 1,168
876% 1,170 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CS303132
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2187 2280 1313 971 963 961 MB/s
Read 1,266
Write 2003
Mixed 1,456
SusWrite 1,446
350% 1,543 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 56.7
197% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,076
DQ Write 884
DQ Mixed 958
723% 973 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CS303225
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 304 409 333 420 317 MB/s
Read 325
Write 540
Mixed 727
SusWrite 362
111% 489 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 14.8
4K Mixed 9.9
38% 12 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 71.5
DQ Mixed 107
76% 97.9 MB/s
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Typical CS3030 2TB SSD Builds (Compare 7,991 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 151%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 174%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG X570 ACE (MS-7C35) - $370

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $2,202

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