Average Bench: 86.4% (215th of 955)

Based on 90 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS2211 960GB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 960GB averaged just 13.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 960GB is 36.8%. 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 13.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 44.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 90 samples)
Min Avg Max
448 Read 508 530
381 Write 475 505
344 Mixed 474 511
346 SusWrite 346 346
101% 451 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 4K Read 26 32.5
33.6 4K Write 79.6 115
9.7 4K Mixed 13.4 14.6
98.6% 39.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 DQ Read 175 332
42.7 DQ Write 224 352
9.86 DQ Mixed 44.2 65.3
76.6% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
184GB free
Firmware: CS221017
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 415 409 423 32 363 MB/s
Read 474
Write 425
Mixed 339
SusWrite 346
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 41.1
155% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 180
182% 293 MB/s
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 529
Write 473
Mixed 510
112% 504 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 14.5
119% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 62.8
116% 231 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,585,287 SSDs tested.

Typical CS2211 960GB Builds (Compare 2,585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998) - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,378

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 Comments

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

Optimal gaming performance....

Added 2 years ago.

Poor

19 months ago.

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


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