Average Bench: 76.9% (461st of 1003)

Based on 6,865 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS1311 120GB SSD, PNY EU SSD CS1311 120GB

Good average bench

The PNY CS1311 120GB averaged 23.1% 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 155MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 120GB is 41.3%. 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 101MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 320MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,865 samples)
Min Avg Max
278 Read 449 517
131 Write 394 475
131 Mixed 320 376
70.1 SusWrite 101 120
70.5% 316 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 27.9 34.5
37.5 4K Write 80.3 113
21.3 4K Mixed 35.3 43.2
130% 47.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
78.2 DQ Read 291 324
89.1 DQ Write 282 374
38.4 DQ Mixed 155 184
152% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
97GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 93 92 92 92 92 MB/s
Read 518
Write 474
Mixed 378
SusWrite 121
83% 373 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42.4
161% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 138
137% 218 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 94 95 95 94 94 MB/s
Read 509
Write 472
Mixed 368
SusWrite 122
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 40
147% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 180
179% 285 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 91 91 92 92 93 MB/s
Read 483
Write 425
Mixed 362
SusWrite 110
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 28.4
98% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 148
127% 188 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical CS1311 120GB Builds (Compare 24,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $533

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