Average Bench: 253% (47th of 1058)

Based on 2,194 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 512GB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 512

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 153.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 456MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,246MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 181%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 538MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 722MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,194 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,149 Read 2,246 2,716
636 Write 1,458 2,099
123 Mixed 538 1,496
306 SusWrite 722 1,370
274% 1,241 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 4K Read 55.5 71.9
50 4K Write 149 236
39.9 4K Mixed 77.9 102
263% 94 MB/s
Min Avg Max
338 DQ Read 947 1,337
122 DQ Write 765 1,226
134 DQ Mixed 456 607
450% 723 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
477GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1393 1553 1557 1529 1522 692 MB/s
Read 2,478
Write 1,552
Mixed 145
SusWrite 1,374
306% 1,387 MB/s
4K Read 70.8
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 97.3
335% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,318
DQ Write 925
DQ Mixed 605
592% 949 MB/s
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42BFU4GA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 1504 1640 783 755 594 MB/s
Read 2259
Write 1,623
Mixed 1,577
SusWrite 954
358% 1,603 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 233
4K Mixed 106
336% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1,376
DQ Write 1,240
DQ Mixed 700
691% 1,105 MB/s
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 708 581 530 531 555 558 MB/s
Read 2,714
Write 2,136
Mixed 158
SusWrite 577
307% 1,396 MB/s
4K Read 68.1
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 95.7
326% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,350
DQ Write 1161
DQ Mixed 594
626% 1,035 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 837 547 315 548 279 546 MB/s
Read 2,661
Write 1,332
Mixed 169
SusWrite 512
254% 1,168 MB/s
4K Read 69.3
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 95.3
322% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,312
DQ Write 1056
DQ Mixed 501
561% 956 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 638 565 537 539 532 539 MB/s
Read 2,269
Write 1,874
Mixed 180
SusWrite 558
269% 1,220 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 88.8
310% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,322
DQ Write 1,248
DQ Mixed 575
626% 1,048 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 589 477 358 484 597 432 MB/s
Read 2522
Write 148
Mixed 132
SusWrite 490
175% 823 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 83.9
288% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,308
DQ Write 1,048
DQ Mixed 502
560% 953 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 119,596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $909

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