Average Bench: 303% (15th of 1021)

Based on 1,257 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 1TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 203.3% 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 495MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,266MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 198%. 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 309MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 151MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,257 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,130 Read 2,266 2,618
753 Write 1,792 2,342
120 Mixed 309 1,301
582 SusWrite 1,396 2,092
320% 1,441 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.6 4K Read 57 67.3
68.8 4K Write 151 199
43.7 4K Mixed 78.7 95.2
267% 95.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
540 DQ Read 1,096 1,330
370 DQ Write 912 1,300
295 DQ Mixed 495 542
509% 834 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
821GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1989 1988 1999 1988 1991 1097 MB/s
Read 2,566
Write 1,992
Mixed 174
SusWrite 1,842
365% 1,643 MB/s
4K Read 60.7
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 87
294% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,324
DQ Write 1,345
DQ Mixed 504
608% 1,058 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1896 2016 1600 1653 1774 1002 MB/s
Read 2,569
Write 2,032
Mixed 112
SusWrite 1,657
353% 1,592 MB/s
4K Read 60
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 83.4
279% 98.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,306
DQ Write 1,120
DQ Mixed 501
570% 976 MB/s
826GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1538 1582 1611 1416 1287 1647 MB/s
Read 2,468
Write 1,582
Mixed 222
SusWrite 1,513
320% 1,446 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 85.3
285% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,058
DQ Write 932
DQ Mixed 506
513% 832 MB/s
542GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 934 947 861 865 866 860 MB/s
Read 2,070
Write 1,297
Mixed 862
SusWrite 889
284% 1,279 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 55.2
217% 90.7 MB/s
DQ Read 569
DQ Write 880
DQ Mixed 547
464% 666 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: R1106C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 931 663 795 805 820 819 MB/s
Read 1,062
Write 1,068
Mixed 938
SusWrite 805
218% 968 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 48.9
163% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 747
DQ Write 427
DQ Mixed 501
396% 558 MB/s
219GB free
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 674 655 636 640 643 644 MB/s
Read 735
Write 682
Mixed 534
SusWrite 649
146% 650 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 54
146% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 442
DQ Write 425
DQ Mixed 430
324% 433 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 7,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 130%
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Workstation
Workstation 133%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X570-E GAMING - $330

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,394

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