Average Bench: 85.4% (116th of 850)

Based on 51 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS2211 960GB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 960GB averaged just 14.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 960GB is 35.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS2211 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 12.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 42.4MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 51 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 503 531
373 Write 468 505
375 Mixed 479 512
108% 483 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 25.7 32.3
34.5 4K Write 79.6 117
9.1 4K Mixed 12.9 14.6
97.6% 39.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 DQ Read 170 330
41.3 DQ Write 223 355
9.62 DQ Mixed 42.4 65
75% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
435GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 530
Write 505
Mixed 487
113% 508 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 14.1
126% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 65.8
125% 249 MB/s
376GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 526
Write 497
Mixed 497
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 13.9
118% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 13.5
97% 224 MB/s
264GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 512
Write 485
Mixed 508
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 14.6
112% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 63.3
107% 205 MB/s
688GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 499
Write 482
Mixed 494
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 30.7
4K Mixed 10.3
58% 20 MB/s
DQ Read 20.2
DQ Write 35.5
DQ Mixed 48.9
31% 34.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,866,140 SSDs tested.


AmazonUS SSD7CS2211-960-RB $289.993 months ago.
EbayUS SSD7CS2211-960-RB $544.998 mins ago.
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Gaming 64%
Desktop 81%
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Workstation 60%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,160

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

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5 months ago.

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

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