Average Bench: 84.1% - 120th / 836

Based on 247 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 Write Speed 73.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.6MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 480GB is 33.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY CS2211 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 42.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 247 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 498 528
364 Write 463 508
351 Mixed 470 513
106% 477 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 25.6 32.8
37.3 4K Write 73.6 110
10.3 4K Mixed 13.1 14.6
94.4% 37.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 DQ Read 179 347
51 DQ Write 219 344
9.79 DQ Mixed 42.5 66.2
75.6% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free
Firmware: CS221016 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 513
Write 489
Mixed 443
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 13.4
100% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 64.7
110% 216 MB/s
356GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 505
Write 492
Mixed 511
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 12
102% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 28.4
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 57.1
46% 62.3 MB/s
342GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 497
Write 460
Mixed 341
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 14
88% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 60.2
75% 133 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,131,577 SSDs tested.


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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,031

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