PNY CS2030 240Gb NVMe detailed specifications

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

PNY's CS2030 NVMe SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface. Detailed characteristics of this SSD on this site.

PNY CS2030 240Gb NVMe detailed specifications

PNY's 240Gb CS2030 NVMe works on Phison PS5007-E7 controller. The CS2030 comes equipped with Toshiba MLC flash memory. Internal SSD also available in 480 Gb capacity.

Performance and benchmarks

Drive works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 bus with write speeds 1550 Mbps, and read speeds 2800 Mbps. CS2030 has IOPS 250000 on writing and 204000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

PNY give 3 years warranty period. As well it has 2 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 240 Gb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Phison PS5007-E7
Memory type Toshiba MLC
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 2800
Write speed (Mb/s) 1550
Read IOPS 204000
Write IOPS 250000
Endurance (TBW) n/a
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 3


CS2030 (240Gb) produced by PNY support previous bus standard that is twice slower than PCIe 4.0. The maximum write speed is 1550 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. After evaluating all the facts, PNY CS2030 240Gb has more disadvantages and we highly do not advise to have it.

+ Pros

  • None

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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The CS2030 240Gb has no dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) or data about it is unknown. DRAM makes storage faster, but more expensive.

The PNY CS2030 240Gb due to the low density of memory chips may last with no further heat sinks. Some motherboards from the factory has thermal pads below or above the drive to enhance productivity during times of heavy loads.

The PNY CS2030 240Gb has write speed 1550 Mb per second, maximum read speed 2800 Mbps. NVMe operate on Phison PS5007-E7 controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND memory type is Toshiba MLC.
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