Average Bench: 68.7% (344th of 853)

Based on 5,209 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 25.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 495MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 240GB is 33.2%. 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 9.24MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 28.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,209 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 495 519
225 Write 325 358
196 Mixed 327 360
84.6% 383 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7 4K Read 25.7 33.5
23.2 4K Write 54.4 79.2
7.04 4K Mixed 9.24 10.5
79.6% 29.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 DQ Read 145 317
38.4 DQ Write 145 243
7.83 DQ Mixed 28.5 48.7
53.5% 106 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 509
Write 340
Mixed 360
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 9.46
98% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 33.6
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 9.77
42% 87.7 MB/s
207GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 515
Write 340
Mixed 351
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 10.1
97% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 70.8
DQ Mixed 9.68
19% 37.9 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 521
Write 356
Mixed 344
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 8.95
82% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.1
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 8.9
31% 63.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,281,939 SSDs tested.


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Desktop 79%
Workstation 62%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,081

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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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