Average Bench: 300% (31st of 1071)

Based on 2,580 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 2TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 199.8% 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 537MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,293MB/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 299MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 148MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,580 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,353 Read 2,293 2,609
1,125 Write 1,794 2,337
120 Mixed 299 1,488
693 SusWrite 1,326 2,102
317% 1,428 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.8 4K Read 58.1 68.9
65 4K Write 148 224
49.4 4K Mixed 79.4 101
268% 95.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
562 DQ Read 1,142 1,416
130 DQ Write 826 1,243
196 DQ Mixed 537 614
522% 835 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
208GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1425 1513 529 1454 1233 1237 MB/s
Read 2,439
Write 1,633
Mixed 215
SusWrite 1,232
305% 1,380 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 63.6
224% 85.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,317
DQ Write 998
DQ Mixed 592
596% 969 MB/s
256GB free
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1346 1063 1110 1031 1023 1024 MB/s
Read 2,441
Write 1,495
Mixed 209
SusWrite 1,100
289% 1,311 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 69.7
247% 84.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,310
DQ Write 904
DQ Mixed 596
583% 937 MB/s
592GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 816 1215 431 1408 1188 1172 MB/s
Read 2508
Write 2,203
Mixed 227
SusWrite 1,038
331% 1,494 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 80.4
253% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 856
DQ Write 755
DQ Mixed 593
503% 735 MB/s
781GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1063 1105 396 1373 1045 1119 MB/s
Read 2,134
Write 1,681
Mixed 163
SusWrite 1,017
276% 1,248 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 64.6
219% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,288
DQ Write 871
DQ Mixed 586
571% 915 MB/s
999GB free
Firmware: 42A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 891 743 928 831 834 832 MB/s
Read 970
Write 1,222
Mixed 1,031
SusWrite 843
230% 1,017 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 41.1
129% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 982
DQ Mixed 230
273% 445 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 320 316 337 277 360 MB/s
Read 610
Write 489
Mixed 118
SusWrite 310
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 30.3
4K Mixed 20.3
63% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 416
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 322
247% 339 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 19,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 128%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 129%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,196

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 Comments

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Excellent

3 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

2 years ago.

Underrated NVME SSD with incredible value.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Great performance and reliability for the price.


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