Average Bench: 70.6% (378th of 927)

Based on 440 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS1311 960GB SSD

Good average bench

The PNY CS1311 960GB averaged 29.4% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 501MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 960GB is 30.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY CS1311 960GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9.67MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 33.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 440 samples)
Min Avg Max
385 Read 501 520
278 Write 338 356
268 Mixed 337 358
86.8% 392 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 26.7 33.7
19.9 4K Write 50.5 75.6
7.44 4K Mixed 9.67 10.6
79.5% 28.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 DQ Read 180 342
36.6 DQ Write 148 229
7.89 DQ Mixed 33.1 49.8
60.5% 120 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
555GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 354
Mixed 358
91% 411 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 72.6
4K Mixed 10.6
102% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 49.3
99% 204 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,815,337 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $209 @ launch in Apr '16
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Typical CS1311 960GB Builds (Compare 2,766 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $955

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