Average Bench: 86.7% (112th of 859)

Based on 64 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS2211 960GB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 960GB averaged just 13.2% 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 81.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 960GB is 36.2%. 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 43.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 64 samples)
Min Avg Max
401 Read 506 530
380 Write 473 505
383 Mixed 484 512
109% 487 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 26 32.5
34.9 4K Write 81.8 118
9.36 4K Mixed 13.1 14.6
99.5% 40.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 DQ Read 173 331
45.2 DQ Write 239 353
9.73 DQ Mixed 43.3 65.2
78.1% 152 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
247GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 488
Mixed 511
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 14.1
122% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 63.1
113% 220 MB/s
855GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 485
Mixed 489
110% 494 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 14
97% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 62.8
115% 225 MB/s
626GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 490
Mixed 489
111% 497 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 33.5
4K Mixed 10.4
63% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 20.8
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 9.84
46% 96.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,862,811 SSDs tested.

Typical CS2211 960GB Builds (Compare 1,591 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: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,213

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 Comments

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

Optimal gaming performance....

Added 15 months ago.

Poor

9 months ago.

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


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