Average Bench: 87% (238th of 959)

Based on 97 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS2211 960GB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS2211 960GB averaged just 12.9% 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 79.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS2211 960GB is 36.2%. 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 15.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 184MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 97 samples)
Min Avg Max
379 Read 503 530
375 Write 471 505
306 Mixed 464 511
190 SusWrite 360 436
101% 449 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 4K Read 26.1 32.5
34.4 4K Write 79.9 114
9.71 4K Mixed 15.2 37.8
101% 40.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 DQ Read 184 333
44.7 DQ Write 229 352
10.1 DQ Mixed 53.5 172
82.9% 156 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
864GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221017
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 438 462 433 422 427 MB/s
Read 479
Write 457
Mixed 361
SusWrite 433
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 43.4
160% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 187
187% 300 MB/s
789GB free
Firmware: CS221017
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 356 374 373 374 375 MB/s
Read 356
Write 376
Mixed 307
SusWrite 369
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 35.5
127% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 158
143% 218 MB/s
551GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221017
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 90 165 340 74 159 MB/s
Read 347
Write 344
Mixed 274
SusWrite 190
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 33.9
116% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 155
139% 210 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,101,029 SSDs tested.

Typical CS2211 960GB Builds (Compare 2,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,221

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 Comments

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

Optimal gaming performance...

Added 2 years ago.

Poor

22 months ago.

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


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