PNY CS2030 480Gb NVMe detailed specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Should you buy CS2030 (480Gb) produced by PNY and more details explore in our article.

PNY CS2030 480Gb NVMe detailed specs

PNY CS2030 480Gb works on Phison PS5007-E7. The CS2030 comes equipped with Toshiba MLC flash memory. SSD also available in 240 Gb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

Storage works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with maximum read speeds 2800 MB/s, and write speeds equals to 1550 Mbps. CS2030 has IOPS 204000 on reading and 250000 on writing operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer give 3 years warranty for this product. As well it has 2 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 480 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


PNY CS2030 480Gb may work on PCIe 3 that is twice slower than PCIe 4. The sequential write speed is 1550 Mb/s, that is slower than has most of competitors. When everything is weighed in the balance, PNY CS2030 480Gb has more disadvantages and our site do not advise to buy it.

+ Pros

  • None

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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Video Review

Deal Product PNY CS2030 2280" 480GB M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (M280CS2030


The CS2030 480Gb has no Dynamic Random-Access Memory or data about it is not known. DRAM in their controller help to increase input/output performance and endurance.

The PNY CS2030 480Gb due to the low density of memory chips may last without extra heat sinks. Some motherboards or laptops already has thermal pads above and below the drive to enhance productivity during high loads.

The PNY CS2030 has write speed 1550 Mbps, sequential read speed 2800 Mbps. NVMe operate on Phison PS5007-E7 controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND memory type is Toshiba MLC.
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