Average Bench: 79.6% (377th of 976)

Based on 875 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS2211 240GB SSD, PN CS2211 240GB SSD, PNY CS2211 240GB, PNY CS22 11 240GB SSD

Good average bench

The PNY CS2211 240GB averaged 20.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS2211 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 240GB is 45.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS2211 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 272MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 199MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 875 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 483 527
125 Write 359 437
209 Mixed 380 467
113 SusWrite 272 422
83.7% 374 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 26.2 32.7
33.4 4K Write 72.2 109
10.3 4K Mixed 19.4 40
103% 39.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 DQ Read 199 328
53.9 DQ Write 216 356
10.3 DQ Mixed 73.3 179
92.3% 163 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 334 333 159 378 380 MB/s
Read 367
Write 385
Mixed 298
SusWrite 327
78% 344 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 39.2
145% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 150
140% 217 MB/s
132GB free
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 177 182 184 176 184 MB/s
Read 352
Write 320
Mixed 272
SusWrite 181
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 30.5
106% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 140
127% 195 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,411,249 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $80 @ launch in Jan '16
AmazonUS SSD7CS2211-240-PB $17414 months
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Typical CS2211 240GB Builds (Compare 2,990 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $708

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