Average Bench: 85.9% (170th of 921)

Based on 87 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS2211 960GB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 960GB averaged just 14.0% 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 79MB/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 36.8%. 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 13MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 42.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 87 samples)
Min Avg Max
443 Read 508 530
380 Write 475 505
354 Mixed 475 511
108% 486 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 25.8 32.5
33.3 4K Write 79 116
9.7 4K Mixed 13 14.6
97.5% 39.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 DQ Read 170 329
41.9 DQ Write 221 351
9.76 DQ Mixed 42.8 65.2
74.8% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
271GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 526
Write 501
Mixed 496
113% 508 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 14.2
123% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 58.2
101% 194 MB/s
0GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 528
Write 498
Mixed 364
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 10.8
88% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 70.9
DQ Mixed 37
42% 73.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,471,072 SSDs tested.

Typical CS2211 960GB Builds (Compare 1,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,387

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 Comments

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

Optimal gaming performance....

Added 22 months ago.

Poor

16 months ago.

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


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