Average Bench: 260% (46th of 1058)

Based on 2,083 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 512GB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 512

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 160.0% 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 470MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,276MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 173%. 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 370MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 784MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,083 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,042 Read 2,276 2,747
563 Write 1,432 2,099
114 Mixed 370 1,411
376 SusWrite 784 1,341
268% 1,216 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.9 4K Read 56.2 69.5
57.9 4K Write 145 199
44.5 4K Mixed 78.3 96.9
262% 93.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
383 DQ Read 979 1,332
169 DQ Write 799 1,221
135 DQ Mixed 470 605
466% 749 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: 1522 1526 1530 1531 1524 627 MB/s
Read 2,433
Write 1,513
Mixed 141
SusWrite 1,377
302% 1,366 MB/s
4K Read 69.7
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 95.3
326% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,330
DQ Write 873
DQ Mixed 611
588% 938 MB/s
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1537 1880 2002 916 542 541 MB/s
Read 2,499
Write 2,090
Mixed 144
SusWrite 1,236
331% 1,492 MB/s
4K Read 71.8
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 98.5
336% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,312
DQ Write 1,008
DQ Mixed 576
590% 965 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1532 1541 1534 1537 1537 607 MB/s
Read 2431
Write 1,517
Mixed 142
SusWrite 1,381
302% 1,368 MB/s
4K Read 67.9
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 95.2
322% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,330
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 606
585% 934 MB/s
177GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 821 495 469 469 470 468 MB/s
Read 2,624
Write 860
Mixed 240
SusWrite 532
230% 1,064 MB/s
4K Read 66.1
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 90.8
315% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 790
DQ Write 1,112
DQ Mixed 447
479% 783 MB/s
177GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 679 476 468 468 468 468 MB/s
Read 2,614
Write 1,232
Mixed 239
SusWrite 504
250% 1,148 MB/s
4K Read 65.8
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 90.7
314% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 787
DQ Write 967
DQ Mixed 363
417% 706 MB/s
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 371 490 463 472 474 MB/s
Read 2,465
Write 1,617
Mixed 118
SusWrite 455
255% 1,164 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 63.9
212% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 766
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 297
262% 410 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 82,313 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%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,049

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