SSD of the Week – PNY CS2211 XLR8

With summer comes more time to play games for many and today we wanted to bring back to light a high quality SATA SSD for our readers who want that extra edge when playing. The CS2211 is manufactured by PNY and is part of their XLR8 line, aka, their top performing gamer/enthusiast class products. With that name comes the expectation of high performance and reliability, and in this regard, the CS2211 XLR8 does not disappoint. With it you can truly “spend less time waiting and more time winning.”

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When we reviewed it back in January, we were very impressed with the performance and value it offered. Built with a Phison S10 controller and quality Toshiba MLC flash, the CS2211 XLR8 will deliver performance of over 560MB/s read and 540MB/s write and over 100K IOPS! PNY’s CS2211 XLR8 even ranks in as one of the most efficient SSDs we have tested to date.

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Capacities are available from 240GB to 960GB. It comes with an Acronis Data Migration software key and a 2.5mm spacer, so if you are upgrading your laptop or even desktop, it will be a seamless transition. It even boasts a very competitive 4-year warranty with 24/7 US based technical support if you are to ever run into an issue.

Currently listed at a cheaper price point than many other similar SSDs, $75 for the 240GB model and $140 for the 480GB model and $280 for the 960GB model, the PNY CS2211 XLR8 is an awesome deal for those in the market looking to make a new purchase. It is definitely an SSD we recommend.

Check out the PNY CS2211 XLR8 on Amazon Today!


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