Average Bench: 82.9% (426th of 1058)

Based on 2,237 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS900 1TB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS900 1TB SSD averaged just 17.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS900 1TB SSD near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 170MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.8MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS900 1TB SSD is 60.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the PNY CS900 1TB SSD performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 271MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 293MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,237 samples)
Min Avg Max
179 Read 367 479
89.4 Write 271 446
84.3 Mixed 293 387
105 SusWrite 336 460
71.2% 317 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 4K Read 28.8 37.3
18.6 4K Write 67.6 98.9
10.8 4K Mixed 33.1 43.9
122% 43.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.1 DQ Read 211 300
15 DQ Write 250 351
14.5 DQ Mixed 170 221
145% 211 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: CS900Y13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 441 442 443 444 442 MB/s
Read 446
Write 420
Mixed 380
SusWrite 442
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 42
148% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 165
128% 172 MB/s
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900KA3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 440 438 444 442 443 MB/s
Read 407
Write 419
Mixed 380
SusWrite 441
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 36.8
133% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 192
161% 229 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: CS900KA3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 448 447 442 444 445 MB/s
Read 424
Write 431
Mixed 382
SusWrite 442
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 38.6
136% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 161
126% 173 MB/s
860GB free
Firmware: CS900KB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 441 425 394 409 418 MB/s
Read 246
Write 329
Mixed 265
SusWrite 415
71% 314 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 35.2
115% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 192
168% 249 MB/s
483GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900Y13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 124 275 28 131 131 MB/s
Read 402
Write 333
Mixed 366
SusWrite 153
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 39
128% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 212
184% 268 MB/s
591GB free
Firmware: CS900Y13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 183 69 91 70 70 MB/s
Read 436
Write 443
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 152
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 12.1
67% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24.6
DQ Write 14.9
DQ Mixed 5.5
8% 15 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,292,785 SSDs tested.

Typical CS900 1TB SSD Builds (Compare 885 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asrock B450M/ac R2.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $600

Popular CS900 1TB SSD compatible motherboards:

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