Average Bench: 74.2% (570th of 1058)

Based on 10,862 user benchmarks.  Models: PNY CS1311 120GB SSD, PNY EU SSD CS1311 120GB

Good average bench

The PNY CS1311 120GB averaged 25.7% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 153MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 120GB is 41%. 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 106MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 308MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,862 samples)
Min Avg Max
221 Read 434 515
106 Write 376 474
105 Mixed 308 375
67.3 SusWrite 106 122
68.3% 306 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.1 4K Read 27.2 34.1
31.4 4K Write 75 109
18.8 4K Mixed 33.6 42.8
124% 45.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
112 DQ Read 286 324
70.6 DQ Write 267 373
52 DQ Mixed 153 183
149% 235 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 82 66 81 86 91 MB/s
Read 470
Write 432
Mixed 349
SusWrite 95.4
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 40.2
148% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 182
179% 283 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,796 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $40 @ launch in Apr '16
AmazonUS $633 months
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Typical CS1311 120GB Builds (Compare 84,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 87%
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Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,026

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