Average Bench: 66.1% (405th of 859)

Based on 4,027 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS1311 120GB SSD, PNY EU SSD CS1311 120GB

Above average average bench

The PNY CS1311 120GB averaged 33.8% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 496MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 120GB is 34.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY CS1311 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9.01MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4,027 samples)
Min Avg Max
386 Read 496 519
180 Write 296 339
110 Mixed 300 350
80.3% 364 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.7 4K Read 24.7 34
25.2 4K Write 52.8 80.4
6.46 4K Mixed 9.01 10.3
76.9% 28.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 DQ Read 156 312
34 DQ Write 134 242
6.98 DQ Mixed 26.1 45.5
52.1% 105 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 505
Write 333
Mixed 341
87% 393 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 10.2
100% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 41
56% 96 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 506
Write 269
Mixed 331
81% 369 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 10.3
64% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 44.8
85% 174 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 517
Write 329
Mixed 347
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 8.7
78% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 28
DQ Write 47.5
DQ Mixed 8.58
15% 28 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,864,299 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 40%
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Desktop 50%
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $595

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