Average Bench: 86.3% (244th of 956)

Based on 817 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS2211 480GB SSD, PNY CS2211 480GB

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 480GB averaged just 13.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS2211 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 480GB is 38.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS2211 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 16.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 195MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 817 samples)
Min Avg Max
379 Read 501 530
262 Write 452 511
287 Mixed 454 514
173 SusWrite 332 477
97.7% 435 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 26.9 33.1
37.2 4K Write 77.2 112
11.1 4K Mixed 16.1 39.5
102% 40.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 DQ Read 195 363
60.7 DQ Write 237 354
11.1 DQ Mixed 60.7 188
88.9% 164 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 0.1 359 221 282 297 MB/s
Read 506
Write 497
Mixed 342
SusWrite 258
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 41.9
154% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 148
160% 265 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 257 406 186 483 238 MB/s
Read 503
Write 495
Mixed 250
SusWrite 332
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 39.3
139% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 11.8
84% 197 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 234 345 239 123 175 MB/s
Read 418
Write 422
Mixed 314
SusWrite 245
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 27.2
96% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 189
183% 289 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,570,448 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $159 @ launch in Jan '16
AmazonUS SSD7CS2211-480-RB $16012 months
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Typical CS2211 480GB Builds (Compare 1,680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $395

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