Average Bench: 84.4% (128th of 853)

Based on 405 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS2211 480GB SSD, PNY CS2211 480GB

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 480GB averaged just 15.5% 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 25.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 480GB is 35.5%. 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 13.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 43.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 405 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 502 529
324 Write 461 511
348 Mixed 473 514
107% 479 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 25.9 32.8
37.2 4K Write 74.1 113
10.6 4K Mixed 13.2 14.6
95.5% 37.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 DQ Read 177 350
63.5 DQ Write 221 350
10.7 DQ Mixed 43.5 66.2
76% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
416GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 511
Write 492
Mixed 508
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 14.1
109% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 62.9
111% 217 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 530
Write 507
Mixed 511
115% 516 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 13.8
125% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 32.8
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 56.5
49% 70.3 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: CS221016 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 517
Write 319
Mixed 267
81% 368 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 13.7
79% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 58.6
96% 187 MB/s
317GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 509
Write 439
Mixed 416
101% 455 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 14.1
71% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 43.9
DQ Mixed 11.3
15% 25.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,328,095 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 63%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 58%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,147

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