Average Bench: 69.8% (315th of 848)

Based on 303 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS1311 960GB SSD

Above average average bench

The PNY CS1311 960GB averaged 30.1% 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 26.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 491MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 960GB is 29.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY CS1311 960GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 32.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 303 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 491 518
239 Write 328 354
251 Mixed 333 357
85.1% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 4K Read 26.6 34
22.7 4K Write 52.1 77.1
7.57 4K Mixed 9.7 10.7
80.3% 29.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 DQ Read 186 344
37.8 DQ Write 146 228
7.72 DQ Mixed 32.7 49.6
60.7% 122 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
702GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 498
Write 347
Mixed 347
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 9.68
96% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 9.16
75% 178 MB/s
665GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 506
Write 331
Mixed 340
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 9.86
78% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 47.9
90% 182 MB/s
844GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 515
Write 352
Mixed 345
89% 404 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 10.4
84% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 46.3
65% 122 MB/s
837GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 501
Write 340
Mixed 346
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 10.2
70% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 48.9
61% 108 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,386,282 SSDs tested.


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Typical CS1311 960GB Builds (Compare 628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 40%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $300

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