Average Bench: 85.2% (355th of 1026)

Based on 7,969 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS1311 480GB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS1311 480GB averaged just 14.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS1311 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 182MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 480GB is 39%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS1311 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 213MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 364MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,969 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 473 516
307 Write 432 491
291 Mixed 364 403
124 SusWrite 213 266
83% 370 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 28.5 34.6
35.6 4K Write 75.9 109
24.1 4K Mixed 36 44.1
129% 46.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
154 DQ Read 323 367
96.8 DQ Write 282 356
85.9 DQ Mixed 182 206
169% 262 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
104GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 352 159 176 174 176 MB/s
Read 517
Write 484
Mixed 361
SusWrite 253
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 44.3
167% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 200
192% 302 MB/s
324GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 340 152 177 176 176 MB/s
Read 460
Write 443
Mixed 346
SusWrite 244
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 43
154% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 203
192% 300 MB/s
391GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 392 145 177 173 175 MB/s
Read 514
Write 458
Mixed 368
SusWrite 257
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 38.7
142% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 200
189% 296 MB/s
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 338 202 104 166 172 MB/s
Read 354
Write 330
Mixed 292
SusWrite 210
67% 297 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 21.2
4K Mixed 13.6
46% 15.3 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 170
116% 141 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,609,496 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $109 @ launch in Apr '16
AmazonUS $1003 days
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Typical CS1311 480GB Builds (Compare 28,865 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,151

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 Comments

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC

Trusted performance...

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3 years ago.

Its speeds are much faster then expected. Its boot time are very short with little worries.


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