Average Bench: 84.1% (128th of 848)

Based on 283 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS2211 480GB SSD, PNY CS2211 480GB

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 480GB averaged just 15.9% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 480GB is 35.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS2211 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 43MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 283 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 498 528
353 Write 463 508
349 Mixed 471 513
107% 477 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 25.6 32.7
35.7 4K Write 73.1 111
10.1 4K Mixed 13.1 14.6
94.2% 37.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 DQ Read 179 348
52.2 DQ Write 219 344
10.6 DQ Mixed 43 66.2
75.8% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
117GB free
Firmware: CS221016 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 531
Write 514
Mixed 508
116% 518 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 14.4
134% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 66.5
130% 260 MB/s
184GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 528
Write 509
Mixed 505
115% 514 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 14.3
122% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 64.7
122% 242 MB/s
128GB free
Firmware: CS221016 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 508
Write 490
Mixed 514
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 13.1
116% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 32.3
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 58
80% 137 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,386,282 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 64%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 58%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,033

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