Average Bench: 286% (29th of 1058)

Based on 3,108 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 1TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 186.1% 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 488MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,257MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 209%. 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 409MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,108 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,216 Read 2,257 2,629
735 Write 1,738 2,277
121 Mixed 409 1,484
563 SusWrite 1,221 2,055
312% 1,406 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 4K Read 54.6 67.6
56.7 4K Write 143 203
41.4 4K Mixed 75 95.1
255% 90.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
534 DQ Read 1,058 1,325
202 DQ Write 842 1,225
196 DQ Mixed 488 614
491% 796 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
954GB free
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1796 1797 1802 1804 1805 1804 MB/s
Read 2,555
Write 1,710
Mixed 163
SusWrite 1,801
345% 1,557 MB/s
4K Read 62
4K Write 220
4K Mixed 95.4
333% 126 MB/s
DQ Read 1,297
DQ Write 1195
DQ Mixed 513
586% 1,001 MB/s
369GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1293 887 896 845 836 885 MB/s
Read 2,456
Write 1,574
Mixed 217
SusWrite 940
286% 1,297 MB/s
4K Read 64.4
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 87.4
294% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,268
DQ Write 926
DQ Mixed 579
573% 924 MB/s
259GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1106C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1213 857 866 880 893 1151 MB/s
Read 2,591
Write 790
Mixed 1,526
SusWrite 977
325% 1,471 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 79.9
266% 91.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,156
DQ Write 928
DQ Mixed 515
529% 866 MB/s
280GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 524 864 900 905 895 898 MB/s
Read 2,573
Write 834
Mixed 182
SusWrite 831
240% 1,105 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 83.5
275% 96.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,294
DQ Write 1,042
DQ Mixed 517
564% 951 MB/s
280GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 584 1027 901 893 845 849 MB/s
Read 2,532
Write 1,072
Mixed 155
SusWrite 850
252% 1,152 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 80.9
272% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,290
DQ Write 1,034
DQ Mixed 516
562% 946 MB/s
492GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1207 908 848 844 828 805 MB/s
Read 2,226
Write 1,752
Mixed 193
SusWrite 907
281% 1,270 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 80.1
266% 96.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1321
DQ Write 1,329
DQ Mixed 520
613% 1,057 MB/s
892GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 985 906 1348 1133 1345 1543 MB/s
Read 2,337
Write 1,770
Mixed 129
SusWrite 1,210
301% 1,362 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 63.5
193% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 827
DQ Write 531
DQ Mixed 471
407% 610 MB/s
239GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1325 693 545 896 921 916 MB/s
Read 1,493
Write 1,985
Mixed 178
SusWrite 883
254% 1,135 MB/s
4K Read 65
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 92.5
313% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 964
DQ Write 983
DQ Mixed 512
512% 819 MB/s
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Desktop 94%
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Workstation 107%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,171

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