Average Bench: 65.6% - 394th / 836

Based on 1,943 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 490MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 120GB is 34.4%. 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 8.88MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 24.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,943 samples)
Min Avg Max
381 Read 490 517
190 Write 295 336
110 Mixed 297 349
79.6% 361 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 4K Read 24.5 33.4
23 4K Write 52.4 81
6.02 4K Mixed 8.88 10.2
76.1% 28.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 DQ Read 146 312
37.9 DQ Write 140 241
7.04 DQ Mixed 24.7 45.5
51% 104 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 501
Write 320
Mixed 334
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 9.81
77% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 41.8
64% 124 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 501
Write 330
Mixed 344
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 9.02
85% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 29.5
DQ Write 67.8
DQ Mixed 8.19
18% 35.2 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 473
Write 304
Mixed 185
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 5.65
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 9.78
38% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 40.2
53% 96.7 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,122,423 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 48%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $605

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