Average Bench: 86.6% (118th of 862)

Based on 69 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS2211 960GB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 960GB averaged just 13.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS2211 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 81.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 960GB is 36.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS2211 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 43.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 69 samples)
Min Avg Max
422 Read 506 530
381 Write 474 506
375 Mixed 483 512
109% 488 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.9 4K Read 25.8 32.4
33.5 4K Write 81.4 118
9.46 4K Mixed 13.1 14.6
99% 40.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 DQ Read 174 330
40.3 DQ Write 236 353
9.98 DQ Mixed 43.4 65.2
77.8% 151 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
183GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 492
Mixed 493
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 13.7
120% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 65.1
122% 242 MB/s
417GB free
Firmware: CS221017
4KALIGNED
Read 530
Write 508
Mixed 510
115% 516 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 11.7
91% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 58.7
64% 101 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,442,253 SSDs tested.

Typical CS2211 960GB Builds (Compare 1,076 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,123

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 Comments

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba 15nm MLC

Optimal gaming performance....

Added 17 months ago.

Poor

10 months ago.

The quoted £190 does not relate to the 960GB drive, it relates to the 480GB - misleading


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