Average Bench: 84.6% (157th of 908)

Based on 655 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS2211 480GB SSD, PNY CS2211 480GB

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 480GB averaged just 15.3% 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 75.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 480GB is 38.6%. 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 42.4MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 655 samples)
Min Avg Max
382 Read 507 530
271 Write 457 511
292 Mixed 471 514
107% 478 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 26.4 32.8
37 4K Write 75.6 112
10.8 4K Mixed 13.2 14.6
96.9% 38.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 DQ Read 169 351
62.2 DQ Write 220 349
10.9 DQ Mixed 42.4 65.9
74.4% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
51GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 517
Write 434
Mixed 427
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 13
102% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 53.6
108% 219 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,034,146 SSDs tested.


Approx. $159 @ launch in Jan '16
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Desktop 75%
Workstation 83%
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Motherboard: MSI X370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A33)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,052

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