Average Bench: 284% (36th of 1071)

Based on 5,166 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 1TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 183.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 529MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,231MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 210%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 643MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 150MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,166 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,005 Read 2,231 2,703
640 Write 1,700 2,325
118 Mixed 643 1,604
464 SusWrite 1,166 2,008
319% 1,435 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 4K Read 56.5 69.7
56.8 4K Write 150 231
41 4K Mixed 76.2 100
263% 94.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
540 DQ Read 1,060 1,382
124 DQ Write 836 1,259
197 DQ Mixed 529 682
510% 808 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
633GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 932 985 866 881 881 882 MB/s
Read 2,390
Write 1,912
Mixed 192
SusWrite 904
298% 1,350 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 75.5
252% 88.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,217
DQ Write 860
DQ Mixed 502
520% 860 MB/s
590GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1081 531 623 947 517 986 MB/s
Read 2,376
Write 1,524
Mixed 217
SusWrite 781
269% 1,224 MB/s
4K Read 58.5
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 77.7
265% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,291
DQ Write 935
DQ Mixed 512
545% 913 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 723 492 271 303 356 305 MB/s
Read 2,582
Write 1,336
Mixed 237
SusWrite 408
249% 1,141 MB/s
4K Read 65.7
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 80.3
293% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,187
DQ Write 850
DQ Mixed 514
521% 851 MB/s
235GB free
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1160 921 886 922 892 884 MB/s
Read 2,383
Write 1,894
Mixed 192
SusWrite 944
299% 1,353 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 68.3
218% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 900
DQ Write 620
DQ Mixed 512
449% 677 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 19,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 128%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 129%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,198

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fantastic drive with reasonably good pricing.


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