Average Bench: 69.9% (321st of 853)

Based on 2,012 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS1311 480GB SSD

Above average average bench

The PNY CS1311 480GB averaged 30.0% 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 26.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 497MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 480GB is 29.2%. 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 9.57MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 28.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,012 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 497 519
264 Write 330 353
246 Mixed 334 356
85.8% 387 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 26.8 34.3
25.2 4K Write 53.1 79.4
7.66 4K Mixed 9.57 10.6
80.9% 29.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 162 349
39.5 DQ Write 150 238
7.96 DQ Mixed 28.8 49.5
56.5% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free
Firmware: CS13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 509
Write 330
Mixed 350
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 10.4
113% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 45.8
97% 201 MB/s
262GB free
Firmware: CS13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 500
Write 325
Mixed 345
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 10.2
98% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 69.6
DQ Mixed 40.4
67% 138 MB/s
303GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 506
Write 345
Mixed 349
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 9.62
86% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.2
DQ Write 72.9
DQ Mixed 9.56
19% 37.2 MB/s
2,012 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,285,774 SSDs tested.


AmazonUS $149.995 mins ago.
EbayUS $172.0724 mins ago.
NeweggUS $191.981 month ago.
Send price feedback
Typical CS1311 480GB Builds (Compare 11,566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Workstation 63%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,107

Popular CS1311 480GB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2017 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our consumer SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed based on real world performance then adjust by cost per GB to yield a value for money rating. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. Share your opinion by voting. [SSDrivePro]


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

Trusted performance...

Added 13 months ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

2 months ago.

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

853 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $268AMD RX 480 $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
Intel Core i5-7600K $238Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $239Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $159
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $714SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $132SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $44HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $143SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback