Average Bench: 70.6% (309th of 853)

Based on 376 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 27.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 495MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 960GB is 30.1%. 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 9.78MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 34.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 376 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 495 519
248 Write 331 356
252 Mixed 336 357
85.7% 387 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 27.2 34.2
24.7 4K Write 52.9 77.3
7.75 4K Mixed 9.78 10.7
81.7% 30 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 DQ Read 185 346
42.1 DQ Write 149 230
7.97 DQ Mixed 34.2 49.8
61.9% 123 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
663GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 520
Write 355
Mixed 348
90% 408 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 10.1
103% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 34.6
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 10.1
42% 88.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,339,136 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $299.9920 mins ago.
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Typical CS1311 960GB Builds (Compare 5,787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop 79%
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Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,250

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