Average Bench: 300% (23rd of 1058)

Based on 2,551 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 2TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 199.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 538MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,291MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 185%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 298MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 148MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,551 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,351 Read 2,291 2,607
1,124 Write 1,788 2,337
120 Mixed 298 1,494
690 SusWrite 1,327 2,110
317% 1,426 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.8 4K Read 58 68.8
64.6 4K Write 148 224
49.3 4K Mixed 79.2 101
268% 95 MB/s
Min Avg Max
584 DQ Read 1,147 1,417
129 DQ Write 824 1,230
203 DQ Mixed 538 601
523% 836 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
818GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1479 1476 1259 1264 1255 1257 MB/s
Read 2,558
Write 2,289
Mixed 273
SusWrite 1,332
358% 1,613 MB/s
4K Read 67.7
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 95.3
326% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,228
DQ Write 1,040
DQ Mixed 586
588% 951 MB/s
711GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 2061 1287 1249 1259 1259 MB/s
Read 2,591
Write 2,279
Mixed 249
SusWrite 1,257
354% 1,594 MB/s
4K Read 66.9
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 93
316% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,266
DQ Write 987
DQ Mixed 586
586% 947 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1526 1544 1550 1549 1550 1552 MB/s
Read 2423
Write 1,533
Mixed 221
SusWrite 1,545
317% 1,431 MB/s
4K Read 60.5
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 85.3
278% 97.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,261
DQ Write 961
DQ Mixed 576
576% 933 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1539 1559 1552 1561 1562 1559 MB/s
Read 1,466
Write 1,454
Mixed 216
SusWrite 1,556
263% 1173 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 84.8
284% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,335
DQ Write 950
DQ Mixed 577
584% 954 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 101,373 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,225

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 Comments

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Excellent

2 years ago.

Overlooked even despite being more powerful than Intel 660p 2TB while having similar amount of capacity and actually offered better value for both performance and capacity even though this SSD cost 50 dollar more!


Excellent

22 months ago.

Underrated NVME SSD with incredible value.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Great performance and reliability for the price.


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