Average Bench: 261% (44th of 1055)

Based on 1,738 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 512GB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 512

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 161.4% 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 464MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,306MB/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 377MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 770MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,738 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,310 Read 2,306 2,743
565 Write 1,433 2,097
117 Mixed 377 1,410
373 SusWrite 770 1,351
269% 1,222 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.3 4K Read 56.5 69.6
62.9 4K Write 146 199
44.7 4K Mixed 78.6 96.8
264% 93.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
506 DQ Read 994 1,336
140 DQ Write 805 1,238
127 DQ Mixed 464 605
466% 754 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: 1519 1522 1523 1424 1524 1531 MB/s
Read 2,457
Write 1,071
Mixed 147
SusWrite 1,507
285% 1,296 MB/s
4K Read 70.1
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 95.9
328% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,333
DQ Write 859
DQ Mixed 600
581% 931 MB/s
450GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1469 1876 1931 984 554 550 MB/s
Read 2,683
Write 2,041
Mixed 188
SusWrite 1,227
339% 1,535 MB/s
4K Read 67.5
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 92.2
311% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,188
DQ Write 1,005
DQ Mixed 603
586% 932 MB/s
447GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1336 1739 1798 1189 600 553 MB/s
Read 2,696
Write 2,049
Mixed 192
SusWrite 1,202
339% 1,535 MB/s
4K Read 66.2
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 91.2
307% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,177
DQ Write 988
DQ Mixed 604
583% 923 MB/s
446GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1046 1090 1171 1925 1051 738 MB/s
Read 2,539
Write 1,993
Mixed 127
SusWrite 1,170
322% 1,457 MB/s
4K Read 67.6
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 93.1
317% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,297
DQ Write 1,102
DQ Mixed 600
613% 999 MB/s
281GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 784 600 551 552 553 555 MB/s
Read 2,657
Write 704
Mixed 132
SusWrite 599
221% 1,023 MB/s
4K Read 63.8
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 86.3
294% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,334
DQ Write 1,295
DQ Mixed 595
645% 1,075 MB/s
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 805 619 566 565 564 565 MB/s
Read 2,579
Write 2,093
Mixed 143
SusWrite 614
299% 1,357 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 84.4
278% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 998
DQ Write 816
DQ Mixed 604
535% 806 MB/s
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1198 849 852 696 553 555 MB/s
Read 2,338
Write 1,799
Mixed 173
SusWrite 784
281% 1,273 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 63.4
237% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1273
DQ Write 978
DQ Mixed 599
591% 950 MB/s
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1106C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 686 509 507 563 735 538 MB/s
Read 2,120
Write 616
Mixed 1,056
SusWrite 590
241% 1,095 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 74.8
236% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 759
DQ Write 551
DQ Mixed 384
360% 565 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 74,053 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 103%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 98%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,038

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