Average Bench: 69.9% (311th of 850)

Based on 363 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS1311 960GB SSD

Above average average bench

The PNY CS1311 960GB 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 26.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 492MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 960GB is 30.4%. 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 9.74MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 33MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 363 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 492 518
239 Write 328 354
250 Mixed 334 357
85.2% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 26.7 34.1
23.1 4K Write 52.2 76.9
7.64 4K Mixed 9.74 10.7
80.6% 29.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 184 344
38 DQ Write 146 229
7.8 DQ Mixed 33 49.7
60.7% 121 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
430GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 516
Write 352
Mixed 360
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 53.7
4K Mixed 10.5
88% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 49.3
81% 160 MB/s
430GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 518
Write 351
Mixed 346
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 10.5
87% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 49.5
74% 142 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,833,001 SSDs tested.


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Desktop 55%
Workstation 40%
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