Average Bench: 81.8% (401st of 1017)

Based on 50 user benchmarks.  Model: PNY EU SSD CS1311 480GB

Very good average bench

The PNY EU SSD CS1311 480GB averaged just 18.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PNY EU SSD CS1311 480GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 132MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY EU SSD CS1311 480GB is 47.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PNY EU SSD CS1311 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 240MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 354MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 50 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 481 520
296 Write 401 493
205 Mixed 354 412
177 SusWrite 240 258
82.6% 369 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.14 4K Read 28.1 35.4
1.46 4K Write 70.4 122
7.47 4K Mixed 28.3 44.7
116% 42.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.3 DQ Read 264 368
26.5 DQ Write 237 357
7.65 DQ Mixed 132 207
132% 211 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 390 156 176 178 174 MB/s
Read 518
Write 493
Mixed 368
SusWrite 256
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 44.1
172% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 200
192% 301 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 394 147 170 170 170 MB/s
Read 470
Write 490
Mixed 368
SusWrite 256
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 44.6
175% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 200
192% 301 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,660,817 SSDs tested.

Typical EU SSD CS1311 480GB Builds (Compare 8,095 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG X570 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C37) - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $943

Popular EU SSD CS1311 480GB compatible motherboards:

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