Average Bench: 70.9% (316th of 873)

Based on 417 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS1311 960GB SSD

Good average bench

The PNY CS1311 960GB averaged 29.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 499MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 960GB is 29.5%. 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 9.68MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 33.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 417 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 499 520
256 Write 333 356
259 Mixed 338 358
86.3% 390 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 27.9 34.3
21.5 4K Write 54 79.7
7.53 4K Mixed 9.68 10.7
83.2% 30.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 DQ Read 169 341
39.2 DQ Write 149 232
8.16 DQ Mixed 33.8 49.8
59.5% 117 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
628GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 524
Write 350
Mixed 355
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 10.1
103% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 34.3
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 10
44% 91.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,195,791 SSDs tested.

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Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,424

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