Average Bench: 251% (48th of 1058)

Based on 2,408 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 512GB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 512

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 151.4% 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 469MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,242MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 169%. 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 354MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 740MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,408 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,127 Read 2,242 2,755
512 Write 1,448 2,072
121 Mixed 354 1,328
348 SusWrite 740 1,364
263% 1,196 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 4K Read 55.9 70.7
52.6 4K Write 140 209
39.7 4K Mixed 75.2 98
255% 90.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
385 DQ Read 945 1,329
159 DQ Write 740 1,177
136 DQ Mixed 469 607
452% 718 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 783 455 456 449 456 456 MB/s
Read 2632
Write 1,739
Mixed 239
SusWrite 509
280% 1,280 MB/s
4K Read 68.2
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 92.3
323% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 789
DQ Write 972
DQ Mixed 402
436% 721 MB/s
225GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 822 531 530 543 536 538 MB/s
Read 2,142
Write 1,299
Mixed 603
SusWrite 583
255% 1,157 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 91.2
279% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,302
DQ Write 920
DQ Mixed 515
546% 912 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 778 479 479 479 480 482 MB/s
Read 2499
Write 1,886
Mixed 250
SusWrite 530
284% 1,291 MB/s
4K Read 58.6
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 76.8
257% 88.8 MB/s
DQ Read 771
DQ Write 726
DQ Mixed 447
418% 648 MB/s
278GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 867 557 560 557 561 563 MB/s
Read 2,106
Write 1,559
Mixed 666
SusWrite 611
274% 1,235 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 80.7
223% 82.7 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 758
DQ Mixed 138
300% 621 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 105,137 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,075

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