Average Bench: 293% (23rd of 1040)

Based on 2,165 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 1TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 193.2% 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 508MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,232MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 218%. 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 486MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 148MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,165 samples)
Min Avg Max
871 Read 2,232 2,679
680 Write 1,766 2,324
120 Mixed 486 1,614
614 SusWrite 1,301 2,094
322% 1,446 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.9 4K Read 57 67.1
62.3 4K Write 148 199
39.7 4K Mixed 77.4 94.7
264% 94.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
436 DQ Read 1,053 1,324
155 DQ Write 875 1,311
210 DQ Mixed 508 638
505% 812 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
865GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A4SBMA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2024 1830 1709 1673 1522 1533 MB/s
Read 2,004
Write 1,748
Mixed 1,427
SusWrite 1,715
387% 1,724 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 70.8
258% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,289
DQ Write 1,221
DQ Mixed 550
606% 1,020 MB/s
570GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1284 444 701 896 897 883 MB/s
Read 2,619
Write 2,095
Mixed 239
SusWrite 851
320% 1451 MB/s
4K Read 64.9
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 91.3
311% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,249
DQ Write 978
DQ Mixed 592
585% 940 MB/s
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1315 902 914 915 440 888 MB/s
Read 2,452
Write 2,050
Mixed 154
SusWrite 896
307% 1,388 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 79.1
290% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,287
DQ Write 1,103
DQ Mixed 520
574% 970 MB/s
679GB free
Firmware: 42A4SBMA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1322 1334 1334 1333 1329 1337 MB/s
Read 1,459
Write 1,326
Mixed 1,085
SusWrite 1,331
293% 1,300 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 78.8
261% 91.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,174
DQ Write 985
DQ Mixed 574
568% 911 MB/s
895GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1106C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1078 1097 888 1132 1135 1222 MB/s
Read 1,962
Write 1,226
Mixed 1304
SusWrite 1,092
312% 1,396 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 45.2
168% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1270
DQ Write 1,025
DQ Mixed 512
556% 936 MB/s
817GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 659 1058 1163 1170 1199 1224 MB/s
Read 1469
Write 1183
Mixed 225
SusWrite 1,079
220% 989 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 70
229% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 967
DQ Write 682
DQ Mixed 501
462% 716 MB/s
691GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 575 535 604 596 607 388 MB/s
Read 677
Write 622
Mixed 114
SusWrite 551
110% 491 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 48
205% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 691
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 172
183% 322 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 30,212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 102%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 104%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,172

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