Average Bench: 86.2% (329th of 1017)

Based on 7,202 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS1311 480GB SSD

Very good average bench

The PNY CS1311 480GB averaged just 13.7% 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 181MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 480GB is 43.2%. 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 357MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,202 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 472 516
266 Write 428 491
244 Mixed 357 407
120 SusWrite 213 287
82.3% 368 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 29.1 34.8
34.3 4K Write 79 112
24 4K Mixed 36.4 44.2
133% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
137 DQ Read 323 367
96.3 DQ Write 288 357
58.8 DQ Mixed 181 206
170% 264 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 393 145 178 174 177 MB/s
Read 513
Write 485
Mixed 392
SusWrite 258
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 43.3
161% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 203
193% 302 MB/s
148GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 382 146 174 175 176 MB/s
Read 500
Write 473
Mixed 382
SusWrite 253
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 35.1
122% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 205
196% 308 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 400 152 171 175 175 MB/s
Read 493
Write 467
Mixed 396
SusWrite 252
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 29.6
100% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 188
170% 259 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 414 151 171 176 172 MB/s
Read 449
Write 400
Mixed 350
SusWrite 254
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 28.6
98% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 187
170% 258 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,603,229 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $109 @ launch in Apr '16
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Typical CS1311 480GB Builds (Compare 24,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 74%
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Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,139

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 Comments

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

Trusted performance...

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2 years ago.

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


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