Average Bench: 84.4% (121st of 848)

Based on 310 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS2211 480GB SSD, PNY CS2211 480GB

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 480GB averaged just 15.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 480GB is 35.4%. 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 42.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 310 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 500 529
350 Write 462 509
354 Mixed 473 514
107% 478 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 25.7 32.7
36.6 4K Write 74.1 111
10.3 4K Mixed 13.1 14.6
95% 37.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 DQ Read 181 351
52.6 DQ Write 220 347
10.6 DQ Mixed 42.8 66.2
76% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
446GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 527
Write 508
Mixed 507
115% 514 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 14.2
132% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 64.2
123% 245 MB/s
386GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 510
Write 494
Mixed 503
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 13.6
105% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 11.5
90% 205 MB/s
420GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 512
Write 504
Mixed 502
113% 506 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 12.9
87% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 66.6
DQ Mixed 11.7
19% 34.7 MB/s
257GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 526
Write 8.88
Mixed 510
76% 349 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 13.7
96% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 62.3
89% 164 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,574,185 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 63%
Desktop 77%
Workstation 58%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,030

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