Average Bench: 84.4% (123rd of 850)

Based on 340 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.

Strengths

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 35.1%. 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 13.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 42.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 340 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 501 529
343 Write 462 510
353 Mixed 475 514
107% 479 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 25.9 32.7
36.6 4K Write 74.1 111
10.5 4K Mixed 13.2 14.6
95.3% 37.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 DQ Read 177 349
55.2 DQ Write 216 348
10.7 DQ Mixed 42.8 66.2
75% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
64GB free
Firmware: CS221016 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 515
Write 498
Mixed 499
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 12.6
103% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 61.5
114% 226 MB/s
400GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 529
Write 511
Mixed 500
115% 514 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 14.7
106% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 79.5
DQ Mixed 12.8
22% 40.4 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: CS221016 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 405
Mixed 392
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 52.9
4K Mixed 10.6
72% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 69.5
DQ Mixed 36.6
46% 84 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,858,783 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS SSD7CS2211-480-RB $155.052 months ago.
EbayUS SSD7CS2211-480-RB $159.9925 mins ago.
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Typical CS2211 480GB Builds (Compare 7,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,049

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