Average Bench: 69.1% - 329th / 836

Based on 933 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS1311 480GB SSD

Above average average bench

The PNY CS1311 480GB averaged 30.9% 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 26.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 489MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 480GB is 32.9%. 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 9.52MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 31.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 933 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 489 518
237 Write 323 352
214 Mixed 326 355
83.9% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 26.3 34.5
25.8 4K Write 51.9 79.8
7.53 4K Mixed 9.52 10.6
79.6% 29.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 DQ Read 178 354
32.4 DQ Write 146 236
7.63 DQ Mixed 31.9 49.3
59.3% 119 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
341GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 520
Write 345
Mixed 303
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 37.2
4K Mixed 9.56
73% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 47
75% 145 MB/s
292GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 517
Write 349
Mixed 352
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 43
4K Mixed 9
84% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 31.8
DQ Write 46.6
DQ Mixed 9.36
16% 29.3 MB/s
390GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 501
Write 347
Mixed 347
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 29.6
4K Mixed 7.32
57% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 23.6
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 7.06
35% 73.3 MB/s
247GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 489
Write 318
Mixed 331
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 19.5
4K Mixed 6.82
46% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 17
DQ Write 49.9
DQ Mixed 6.56
13% 24.5 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,124,209 SSDs tested.


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Typical CS1311 480GB Builds (Compare 8,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 108%
Desktop 86%
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Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,068

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