Average Bench: 284% (37th of 1074)

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 BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 850 1152 1062 1063 1068 1066 MB/s
Read 2685
Write 2,137
Mixed 134
SusWrite 1,044
331% 1,500 MB/s
4K Read 67.6
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 90.9
313% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,273
DQ Write 1,000
DQ Mixed 693
639% 988 MB/s
499GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 970 1037 894 904 998 1073 MB/s
Read 2,467
Write 609
Mixed 222
SusWrite 979
233% 1,069 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 85.3
287% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,324
DQ Write 970
DQ Mixed 518
558% 937 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1051 351 462 316 307 306 MB/s
Read 2,463
Write 1,594
Mixed 221
SusWrite 466
260% 1,186 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 83.5
280% 98.5 MB/s
DQ Read 992
DQ Write 708
DQ Mixed 502
469% 734 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1226 921 420 530 305 296 MB/s
Read 2,039
Write 1,099
Mixed 201
SusWrite 617
217% 989 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 41.9
136% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 532
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 499
350% 446 MB/s
491GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 911 862 578 315 506 907 MB/s
Read 1266
Write 307
Mixed 176
SusWrite 680
133% 607 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 48.4
160% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 710
DQ Write 381
DQ Mixed 402
337% 497 MB/s
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Gaming 129%
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Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 130%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $21

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $892

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fantastic drive with reasonably good pricing.


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