Average Bench: 86% (124th of 873)

Based on 76 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS2211 960GB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 960GB averaged just 13.9% 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 79.7MB/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 35.3%. 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 76 samples)
Min Avg Max
423 Read 506 530
377 Write 473 506
352 Mixed 476 512
108% 485 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.9 4K Read 25.8 32.2
32.2 4K Write 79.7 117
9.62 4K Mixed 13.1 14.5
98% 39.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 DQ Read 170 330
43.8 DQ Write 229 352
10.3 DQ Mixed 43.3 65.1
76.3% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
497GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 524
Write 505
Mixed 492
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 14.5
98% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 64.9
88% 160 MB/s
543GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 527
Write 481
Mixed 495
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 13.7
120% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 13.3
28% 54.5 MB/s
191GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 498
Mixed 414
106% 477 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 56.2
4K Mixed 13.5
89% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 53.8
84% 160 MB/s
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Typical CS2211 960GB Builds (Compare 1,247 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,329

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 Comments

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

Optimal gaming performance....

Added 19 months ago.

Poor

12 months ago.

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


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