Average Bench: 262% (45th of 1058)

Based on 2,248 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 512GB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 512

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 161.8% 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 479MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,278MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 168%. 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 358MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 801MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,248 samples)
Min Avg Max
940 Read 2,278 2,750
529 Write 1,442 2,098
116 Mixed 358 1,403
375 SusWrite 801 1,367
269% 1,220 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31 4K Read 57.4 69.7
62.5 4K Write 144 199
44.6 4K Mixed 78.6 97.1
264% 93.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
416 DQ Read 991 1,330
227 DQ Write 794 1,222
136 DQ Mixed 479 606
471% 755 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1694 1853 1910 910 547 366 MB/s
Read 2,748
Write 2,158
Mixed 194
SusWrite 1,213
349% 1,578 MB/s
4K Read 71.1
4K Write 207
4K Mixed 99.3
345% 126 MB/s
DQ Read 1,314
DQ Write 1,150
DQ Mixed 603
624% 1,022 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1509 1513 1517 1520 1516 697 MB/s
Read 2,440
Write 1,354
Mixed 139
SusWrite 1,379
293% 1,328 MB/s
4K Read 69.6
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 96.5
330% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,326
DQ Write 901
DQ Mixed 597
585% 941 MB/s
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 694 1582 1901 1111 674 537 MB/s
Read 2,636
Write 1,948
Mixed 128
SusWrite 1083
320% 1,449 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 79.9
271% 95 MB/s
DQ Read 1,136
DQ Write 894
DQ Mixed 600
562% 877 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 621 496 496 454 567 571 MB/s
Read 2,642
Write 1,674
Mixed 124
SusWrite 534
272% 1,244 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 83.7
282% 98 MB/s
DQ Read 1,334
DQ Write 1,124
DQ Mixed 607
625% 1,022 MB/s
342GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 950 558 562 558 560 562 MB/s
Read 2,664
Write 2,072
Mixed 143
SusWrite 625
303% 1,376 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 84.9
282% 97.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1020
DQ Write 772
DQ Mixed 519
490% 770 MB/s
297GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 559 559 542 544 546 546 MB/s
Read 2,571
Write 1931
Mixed 130
SusWrite 549
284% 1,295 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 79.7
263% 91.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1240
DQ Write 943
DQ Mixed 601
582% 928 MB/s
236GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 589 492 447 452 450 450 MB/s
Read 2,665
Write 1,816
Mixed 1,368
SusWrite 480
350% 1,582 MB/s
4K Read 69.2
4K Write 213
4K Mixed 97.4
342% 127 MB/s
DQ Read 10.8
DQ Write 566
DQ Mixed 8.7
91% 195 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 89,284 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,088

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