Average Bench: 78.7% (221st of 873)

Based on 614 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS2211 240GB SSD, PN CS2211 240GB SSD, PNY CS2211 240GB, PNY CS22 11 240GB SSD

Good average bench

The PNY CS2211 240GB averaged 21.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS2211 240GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 240GB is 34%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY CS2211 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 12.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 38.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 614 samples)
Min Avg Max
379 Read 502 528
227 Write 375 437
278 Mixed 422 467
96.2% 433 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 26.2 32.7
35.5 4K Write 73.4 113
10.4 4K Mixed 12.9 14.3
95% 37.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 DQ Read 171 322
54.5 DQ Write 212 346
10.2 DQ Mixed 38.8 63
71.7% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
76GB free
Firmware: CS221016 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 505
Write 419
Mixed 465
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 13.6
98% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 10.7
95% 220 MB/s
4GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 512
Write 284
Mixed 388
87% 395 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 14.3
116% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 63.3
112% 221 MB/s
142GB free
Firmware: CS221016 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 501
Write 417
Mixed 451
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 58.4
4K Mixed 13.6
84% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 61.7
107% 207 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,201,195 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 66%
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Desktop 63%
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $736

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