Average Bench: 285% (28th of 1058)

Based on 5,097 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 1TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 184.7% 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 2,238MB/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 626MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 150MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,097 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,026 Read 2,238 2,713
637 Write 1,710 2,327
119 Mixed 626 1,594
439 SusWrite 1,179 2,002
320% 1,438 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 4K Read 56.7 69.8
55.9 4K Write 150 235
41 4K Mixed 76.3 101
263% 94.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
543 DQ Read 1,065 1,380
124 DQ Write 833 1,261
197 DQ Mixed 529 683
510% 809 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
951GB free
Firmware: 42AAT8KA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2171 2221 2238 2239 2241 2239 MB/s
Read 2,597
Write 2,206
Mixed 1,531
SusWrite 2,225
480% 2,140 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 79.4
265% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,027
DQ Write 717
DQ Mixed 573
509% 772 MB/s
839GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1972 2106 2087 1702 2182 1361 MB/s
Read 2,543
Write 1,300
Mixed 167
SusWrite 1,902
327% 1,478 MB/s
4K Read 58.9
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 81.8
272% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,244
DQ Write 959
DQ Mixed 509
542% 904 MB/s
350GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1137 962 927 926 929 926 MB/s
Read 2,465
Write 1,578
Mixed 218
SusWrite 968
288% 1,307 MB/s
4K Read 66.5
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 96.3
327% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,317
DQ Write 927
DQ Mixed 518
550% 921 MB/s
501GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 202 1093 1038 1047 1039 MB/s
Read 2,595
Write 2,010
Mixed 173
SusWrite 802
308% 1,395 MB/s
4K Read 63.7
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 89.9
300% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 1,216
DQ Mixed 662
657% 1,051 MB/s
286GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1106C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 915 890 893 896 876 793 MB/s
Read 2,298
Write 1,905
Mixed 865
SusWrite 877
330% 1,486 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 57.9
216% 88 MB/s
DQ Read 584
DQ Write 975
DQ Mixed 508
462% 689 MB/s
450GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1106C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1033 893 833 855 854 910 MB/s
Read 2,041
Write 1,424
Mixed 1198
SusWrite 896
310% 1,390 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 61
196% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,182
DQ Write 845
DQ Mixed 477
502% 835 MB/s
241GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 801 794 824 821 819 MB/s
Read 873
Write 1,078
Mixed 608
SusWrite 740
186% 825 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 35.5
123% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 537
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 580
394% 486 MB/s
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Desktop 90%
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Workstation 103%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,174

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