Average Bench: 91.4% (299th of 1058)

Based on 2,899 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY CS1311 960GB SSD

Excellent average bench

The PNY CS1311 960GB averaged just 8.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY CS1311 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 184MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY CS1311 960GB is 41.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY CS1311 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 316MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 363MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,899 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 472 515
305 Write 436 494
299 Mixed 363 402
194 SusWrite 316 382
89.2% 397 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 28.8 34.6
39.9 4K Write 76.3 107
23.3 4K Mixed 36.5 44.5
131% 47.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
165 DQ Read 310 356
96.1 DQ Write 269 345
83.7 DQ Mixed 184 212
167% 255 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 452 395 205 329 310 MB/s
Read 503
Write 456
Mixed 378
SusWrite 352
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 39.3
141% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 162
133% 189 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 377 384 197 145 305 MB/s
Read 414
Write 387
Mixed 322
SusWrite 285
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 30.5
106% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 210
192% 293 MB/s
361GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 437 438 218 320 328 MB/s
Read 482
Write 438
Mixed 378
SusWrite 362
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 28.2
94% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 158
131% 189 MB/s
361GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 436 436 219 322 326 MB/s
Read 480
Write 432
Mixed 377
SusWrite 361
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 28
94% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 162
133% 191 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,199,558 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $209 @ launch in Apr '16
AmazonUS $1956 months
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Typical CS1311 960GB Builds (Compare 63,515 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 103%
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Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 105%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,280

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