Average Bench: 68.6% (342nd of 859)

Based on 2,275 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS1311 480GB SSD

Above average average bench

The PNY CS1311 480GB 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 26.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 491MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 480GB is 31.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY CS1311 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9.46MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 28.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,275 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 491 519
254 Write 324 353
218 Mixed 328 356
84.3% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.4 4K Read 26.1 34
24.7 4K Write 51.9 78.6
7.34 4K Mixed 9.46 10.6
79.1% 29.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 DQ Read 163 349
35.7 DQ Write 143 235
7.83 DQ Mixed 28.9 49.4
55.6% 112 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
258GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 514
Write 343
Mixed 346
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 9.72
98% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 43.6
95% 197 MB/s
284GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 514
Write 343
Mixed 348
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 9.99
103% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 33.7
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 9.9
45% 93.6 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 509
Write 347
Mixed 344
88% 400 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 10.4
102% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 34.1
DQ Write 74.6
DQ Mixed 9.98
20% 39.6 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 423
Write 299
Mixed 225
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 9.57
85% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 73.7
DQ Mixed 11.6
21% 39.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,864,299 SSDs tested.


AmazonUS $139.4911 days ago.
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Gaming 94%
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Desktop 79%
Workstation 63%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,099

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

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Its speeds are much faster then expected. Its boot time are very short with little worries.

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