Average Bench: 76.1% (488th of 1011)

Based on 7,991 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS1311 120GB SSD, PNY EU SSD CS1311 120GB

Good average bench

The PNY CS1311 120GB averaged 23.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS1311 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 158MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 120GB is 43%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS1311 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 99.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 328MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,991 samples)
Min Avg Max
286 Read 456 517
180 Write 402 474
132 Mixed 328 380
70.8 SusWrite 99.1 121
71.7% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 27.8 34.2
29.8 4K Write 77.6 115
20.6 4K Mixed 35 43.2
128% 46.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
103 DQ Read 289 324
87.1 DQ Write 275 370
41 DQ Mixed 158 184
152% 241 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 91 73 90 90 91 MB/s
Read 511
Write 468
Mixed 363
SusWrite 114
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 44
171% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 180
179% 285 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 84 74 91 92 92 MB/s
Read 505
Write 459
Mixed 335
SusWrite 108
78% 352 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 42.2
159% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 181
178% 282 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 78 61 37 37 38 MB/s
Read 519
Write 126
Mixed 376
SusWrite 83.4
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 42.2
160% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 375
DQ Mixed 184
184% 293 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical CS1311 120GB Builds (Compare 27,946 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 62%
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Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $566

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