Average Bench: 84% (407th of 1058)

Based on 1,454 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS900 1TB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS900 1TB SSD averaged just 15.9% 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 167MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS900 1TB SSD is 58.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS900 1TB SSD performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 261MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 283MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,454 samples)
Min Avg Max
188 Read 369 485
70.8 Write 261 447
66.5 Mixed 283 387
122 SusWrite 338 462
70.3% 313 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 29.6 38.1
17.6 4K Write 71.1 102
10.7 4K Mixed 33.4 44.3
125% 44.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14 DQ Read 206 300
14.7 DQ Write 248 353
14.3 DQ Mixed 167 225
143% 207 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900613
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 145 197 198 145 225 MB/s
Read 458
Write 405
Mixed 341
SusWrite 190
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 44.2
168% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 213
183% 266 MB/s
857GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900KA3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 423 420 419 430 433 MB/s
Read 382
Write 353
Mixed 364
SusWrite 423
86% 380 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 37
134% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 161
127% 174 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900613
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 89 113 113 113 112 MB/s
Read 468
Write 375
Mixed 361
SusWrite 125
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 42.6
158% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 218
185% 268 MB/s
911GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900BB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 402 388 388 401 266 MB/s
Read 404
Write 380
Mixed 352
SusWrite 375
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 25.5
86% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 181
158% 232 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,217,937 SSDs tested.

Typical CS900 1TB SSD Builds (Compare 509 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $545

Popular CS900 1TB SSD compatible motherboards:

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