Average Bench: 308% (16th of 1016)

Based on 731 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 1TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 207.9% 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 484MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,317MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 194%. 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 339MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 156MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 731 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,254 Read 2,317 2,630
751 Write 1,830 2,368
122 Mixed 339 1,398
702 SusWrite 1,416 2,114
328% 1,476 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.4 4K Read 57.2 67.8
72.7 4K Write 156 205
43.2 4K Mixed 79.1 95.5
270% 97.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
544 DQ Read 1,095 1,325
187 DQ Write 925 1,305
178 DQ Mixed 484 525
506% 835 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1865 1912 1920 1956 1581 1620 MB/s
Read 2,543
Write 1951
Mixed 150
SusWrite 1,809
358% 1,613 MB/s
4K Read 54.6
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 79.2
262% 93.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1302
DQ Write 1050
DQ Mixed 506
561% 953 MB/s
764GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1625 1855 1748 1719 1927 1755 MB/s
Read 2,394
Write 1,938
Mixed 122
SusWrite 1,771
346% 1,556 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 88.4
296% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,039
DQ Write 901
DQ Mixed 516
511% 819 MB/s
263GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1427 735 777 887 888 881 MB/s
Read 2,498
Write 1,002
Mixed 225
SusWrite 932
255% 1,164 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 87.2
300% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,310
DQ Write 1,118
DQ Mixed 512
575% 980 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1226 875 888 893 884 903 MB/s
Read 2,482
Write 1,902
Mixed 176
SusWrite 945
304% 1,376 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 79.7
267% 94.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1293
DQ Write 1,019
DQ Mixed 512
558% 941 MB/s
877GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1846 1531 1908 1664 1632 1208 MB/s
Read 2,210
Write 1,888
Mixed 128
SusWrite 1,631
326% 1,464 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 62.5
204% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 570
DQ Write 379
DQ Mixed 499
366% 483 MB/s
892GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 705 850 821 763 819 841 MB/s
Read 1,552
Write 1,080
Mixed 122
SusWrite 800
196% 888 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 47.7
158% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 511
DQ Write 439
DQ Mixed 451
344% 467 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 3,775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 136%
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Desktop
Desktop 140%
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Workstation
Workstation 133%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X570-E GAMING - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,867

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