Average Bench: 281% (32nd of 1058)

Based on 3,329 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 1TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 180.8% 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 502MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,239MB/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 383MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 147MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,329 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,023 Read 2,239 2,681
622 Write 1,724 2,326
123 Mixed 383 1446
477 SusWrite 1,156 2002
305% 1,375 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.6 4K Read 55.2 69.2
58.8 4K Write 147 219
39.4 4K Mixed 75.3 99.4
258% 92.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
524 DQ Read 1,045 1,331
122 DQ Write 796 1,219
181 DQ Mixed 502 680
489% 781 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
905GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1106C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2079 2002 1967 2111 2002 1990 MB/s
Read 2,467
Write 1945
Mixed 1,404
SusWrite 2,025
439% 1,960 MB/s
4K Read 64.9
4K Write 279
4K Mixed 110
387% 151 MB/s
DQ Read 1,429
DQ Write 1,258
DQ Mixed 503
607% 1,063 MB/s
908GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1366 1948 2038 1630 1701 1514 MB/s
Read 2,706
Write 2,204
Mixed 146
SusWrite 1,700
375% 1,689 MB/s
4K Read 64.9
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 86.6
288% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,219
DQ Write 807
DQ Mixed 665
590% 897 MB/s
179GB free
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1351 896 900 900 794 750 MB/s
Read 2,597
Write 1036
Mixed 212
SusWrite 932
261% 1,194 MB/s
4K Read 68.3
4K Write 238
4K Mixed 102
361% 136 MB/s
DQ Read 1,290
DQ Write 1,218
DQ Mixed 515
590% 1,008 MB/s
650GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A4SBMA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1041 997 929 919 927 933 MB/s
Read 2,359
Write 1,540
Mixed 1,382
SusWrite 958
347% 1,560 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 88.6
294% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,293
DQ Write 930
DQ Mixed 636
604% 953 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1263 883 484 854 534 1031 MB/s
Read 2,542
Write 2048
Mixed 247
SusWrite 842
314% 1,420 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 82.8
283% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,159
DQ Write 831
DQ Mixed 522
518% 837 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 302 570 301 306 295 MB/s
Read 2,341
Write 979
Mixed 168
SusWrite 346
208% 959 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 80.8
265% 99.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,308
DQ Write 763
DQ Mixed 392
464% 821 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 84,315 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 106%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,221

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fantastic drive with reasonably good pricing.


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