Average Bench: 79.3% (347th of 956)

Based on 831 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 20.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 240GB is 37.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS2211 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 16.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 274MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 831 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 496 528
174 Write 367 438
244 Mixed 400 468
113 SusWrite 274 422
86% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 26.3 32.7
35.8 4K Write 73.1 110
10.3 4K Mixed 16.2 37.5
99.3% 38.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 DQ Read 183 327
55.4 DQ Write 212 352
10.3 DQ Mixed 56 177
81.4% 150 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
145GB free
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 428 431 427 433 432 MB/s
Read 487
Write 421
Mixed 330
SusWrite 420
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 36.7
149% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 172
176% 285 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 204 323 232 349 238 MB/s
Read 176
Write 62.3
Mixed 333
SusWrite 277
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 41.2
159% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 176
175% 279 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221017
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 201 176 202 197 187 MB/s
Read 253
Write 304
Mixed 327
SusWrite 207
62% 273 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 37.3
152% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 178
179% 287 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 174 164 178 178 235 MB/s
Read 371
Write 136
Mixed 321
SusWrite 187
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 28.1
125% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 78.8
DQ Mixed 179
138% 194 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,592,927 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $80 @ launch in Jan '16
AmazonUS SSD7CS2211-240-PB $17412 months
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Typical CS2211 240GB Builds (Compare 14,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,030

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