Average Bench: 65.6% (489th of 927)

Based on 6,838 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS1311 120GB SSD, PNY EU SSD CS1311 120GB

Above average average bench

The PNY CS1311 120GB averaged 34.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 493MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 120GB is 33%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY CS1311 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9.02MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,838 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 493 518
187 Write 296 339
111 Mixed 300 350
80.2% 363 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.48 4K Read 24.3 33.2
23.7 4K Write 51.2 75.5
6.46 4K Mixed 9.02 10.2
75.5% 28.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 DQ Read 147 308
41.6 DQ Write 139 234
6.94 DQ Mixed 25.7 45.4
51.5% 104 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 253
Mixed 58.8
59% 272 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 10.2
78% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 25.7
82% 181 MB/s
3GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 345
Write 183
Mixed 215
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 8.84
70% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 8.65
39% 89.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,815,337 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $40 @ launch in Apr '16
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Typical CS1311 120GB Builds (Compare 15,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 39%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $453

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