Average Bench: 68.7% (340th of 848)

Based on 3,463 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS1311 240GB SSD, PN CS1311 240GB SSD

Above average average bench

The PNY CS1311 240GB averaged 31.3% 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 24.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 495MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 240GB is 30.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY CS1311 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9.41MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 30.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,463 samples)
Min Avg Max
376 Read 495 518
247 Write 324 357
182 Mixed 326 360
84.4% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.96 4K Read 24.8 33.4
23.8 4K Write 54.5 79.4
6.85 4K Mixed 9.41 10.4
78.5% 29.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21 DQ Read 164 318
35.8 DQ Write 144 243
7.38 DQ Mixed 30.1 48.7
56.4% 113 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 516
Write 347
Mixed 353
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 9.08
101% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 33.1
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 9.61
45% 93.6 MB/s
175GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 516
Write 357
Mixed 354
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 9.14
86% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.6
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 9.01
31% 63 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 511
Write 345
Mixed 348
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 9.61
96% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 62.6
DQ Mixed 9.57
18% 34.9 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 496
Write 345
Mixed 348
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 24.9
4K Mixed 7.97
54% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 67.9
DQ Mixed 27.3
26% 39.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,574,185 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 94%
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Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 63%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,001

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

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Pros: pretty good SSD with the cheap price. Totally recommended. Cons: lower write speed compare to its competitor

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