Average Bench: 88% (240th of 976)

Based on 816 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS2211 480GB SSD, PNY CS2211 480GB

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 480GB averaged just 11.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS2211 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 90.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 480GB is 42.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS2211 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 314MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 22.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 816 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 489 529
248 Write 442 511
282 Mixed 423 512
138 SusWrite 314 482
93.7% 417 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 27.3 33.1
37.7 4K Write 78 111
11.5 4K Mixed 22.1 42
111% 42.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 233 367
62.1 DQ Write 257 360
11.4 DQ Mixed 90.7 191
111% 194 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
446GB free
Firmware: CS221017
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 439 469 475 479 483 MB/s
Read 492
Write 489
Mixed 368
SusWrite 466
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 41.8
160% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 186
175% 268 MB/s
379GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 373 258 413 168 454 MB/s
Read 499
Write 488
Mixed 362
SusWrite 314
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 42.9
162% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 188
187% 299 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 331 229 272 326 301 MB/s
Read 502
Write 342
Mixed 20.3
SusWrite 295
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 42.9
146% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 192
190% 303 MB/s
250GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 107 389 131 359 223 MB/s
Read 379
Write 366
Mixed 280
SusWrite 268
73% 323 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 32
126% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 41.6
40% 60.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,302,979 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $159 @ launch in Jan '16
AmazonUS SSD7CS2211-480-RB $16014 months
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Typical CS2211 480GB Builds (Compare 35 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
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Desktop
Desktop 30%
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Workstation
Workstation 20%
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Motherboard: Asus P5QL-VM DO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $300

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