Average Bench: 282% (32nd of 1058)

Based on 3,661 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 1TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 182.2% 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 489MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,222MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 216%. 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 392MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,661 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,217 Read 2,222 2,632
735 Write 1,708 2,296
120 Mixed 392 1,479
500 SusWrite 1,180 2,009
305% 1,376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 4K Read 54.6 67.7
60.3 4K Write 143 203
41.8 4K Mixed 74.9 95.2
254% 90.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
525 DQ Read 1,059 1,326
197 DQ Write 841 1,232
189 DQ Mixed 489 612
491% 796 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
728GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2104 2301 2296 2324 1338 2327 MB/s
Read 2,595
Write 2,342
Mixed 244
SusWrite 2115
407% 1,824 MB/s
4K Read 65.9
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 89.3
308% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,314
DQ Write 1,138
DQ Mixed 509
577% 987 MB/s
634GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2065 2088 2102 2143 1439 939 MB/s
Read 2,478
Write 2,079
Mixed 246
SusWrite 1,796
367% 1,650 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 83
287% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,281
DQ Write 1,115
DQ Mixed 514
572% 970 MB/s
760GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 899 1440 1716 1320 1567 1143 MB/s
Read 2,499
Write 1,954
Mixed 225
SusWrite 1,348
334% 1,507 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 81
273% 97.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,299
DQ Write 1,272
DQ Mixed 511
597% 1,028 MB/s
323GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1127 882 852 846 851 849 MB/s
Read 2561
Write 1,645
Mixed 124
SusWrite 901
287% 1,308 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 80.9
276% 97.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,320
DQ Write 1,214
DQ Mixed 511
590% 1,015 MB/s
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1103 922 885 900 695 899 MB/s
Read 2,478
Write 1,553
Mixed 224
SusWrite 901
284% 1,289 MB/s
4K Read 66.3
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 89.3
299% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,313
DQ Write 476
DQ Mixed 506
476% 765 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 966 824 528 877 320 877 MB/s
Read 2,373
Write 1,820
Mixed 142
SusWrite 732
279% 1,267 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 70.6
233% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,113
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 510
431% 651 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 1207 899 773 475 904 MB/s
Read 2456
Write 1,952
Mixed 157
SusWrite 775
294% 1,335 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 36.6
123% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 516
DQ Write 75.2
DQ Mixed 626
374% 406 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 68,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 105%
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Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 107%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $186

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,178

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