Average Bench: 85.3% (187th of 929)

Based on 762 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS2211 480GB SSD, PNY CS2211 480GB

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 480GB averaged just 14.6% 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 Read Speed 26.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 76.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 480GB is 37.4%. 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 13.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 42.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 762 samples)
Min Avg Max
385 Read 508 530
289 Write 462 511
318 Mixed 473 514
107% 481 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 26.8 33
37.7 4K Write 76.5 111
11.1 4K Mixed 13.3 14.6
98% 38.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 DQ Read 169 350
61.4 DQ Write 222 347
11.1 DQ Mixed 42.2 65.8
74.7% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
423GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 525
Write 508
Mixed 511
115% 515 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 14.6
118% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 63.5
120% 237 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 524
Write 501
Mixed 509
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 14.2
107% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 65.8
95% 177 MB/s
193GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 499
Mixed 495
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 13.9
99% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 55.9
74% 125 MB/s
126GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 399
Mixed 490
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 11.9
86% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 26.2
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 44.3
57% 95 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,222,605 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $159 @ launch in Jan '16
AmazonUS SSD7CS2211-480-RB $1609 months
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Typical CS2211 480GB Builds (Compare 814 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI X370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A33)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $951

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