Average Bench: 84.5% - 106th / 814

Based on 31 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS2211 960GB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 960GB averaged just 15.4% 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 79.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.8MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 960GB is 33.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY CS2211 960GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 12.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 41.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 31 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 501 529
364 Write 467 506
363 Mixed 478 512
108% 482 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 24.8 32.7
32.5 4K Write 79.3 120
7.46 4K Mixed 12.8 14.5
95.9% 39 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 DQ Read 162 329
31.1 DQ Write 221 357
8.13 DQ Mixed 41.6 65
73.3% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
314GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 492
Write 345
Mixed 474
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 14
72% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 59.4
72% 126 MB/s
217GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 493
Write 382
Mixed 464
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 39.8
4K Mixed 11.6
67% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 22.9
DQ Write 93.2
DQ Mixed 10.9
22% 42.3 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 1,917,497 SSDs tested.


AmazonUS SSD7CS2211-960-RB $289.991 hr ago.
NeweggUS SSD7CS2211-960-RB $289.995 hrs ago.
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Gaming 78%
Desktop 87%
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Workstation 63%

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,159

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

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