Average Bench: 299% (24th of 1058)

Based on 2,041 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 2TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 199.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 532MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,255MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 193%. 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 308MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 142MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,041 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,182 Read 2,255 2,611
1,141 Write 1,804 2,349
112 Mixed 308 1,385
658 SusWrite 1,386 2,229
320% 1,438 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.8 4K Read 57.8 68.4
61.8 4K Write 142 207
46.5 4K Mixed 77.9 98.2
263% 92.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
586 DQ Read 1,121 1,375
126 DQ Write 812 1,257
175 DQ Mixed 532 732
515% 822 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1532 1900 1987 1765 1817 1995 MB/s
Read 2,522
Write 1,980
Mixed 127
SusWrite 1,833
359% 1,616 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 82.7
270% 92.4 MB/s
DQ Read 851
DQ Write 636
DQ Mixed 453
418% 647 MB/s
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2275 1264 1269 1276 1214 403 MB/s
Read 2,554
Write 1,406
Mixed 192
SusWrite 1,283
299% 1,359 MB/s
4K Read 67.9
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 97.2
292% 95.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,327
DQ Write 1,151
DQ Mixed 589
619% 1,022 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1953 1169 1196 1214 1205 1210 MB/s
Read 2,590
Write 2,084
Mixed 247
SusWrite 1,324
346% 1,561 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 84.7
286% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,275
DQ Write 1,146
DQ Mixed 585
610% 1,002 MB/s
353GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1378 1286 1196 989 179 225 MB/s
Read 2,563
Write 2,018
Mixed 102
SusWrite 876
306% 1,390 MB/s
4K Read 56.4
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 47.8
187% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 880
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 268
261% 436 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1493 354 1037 464 907 465 MB/s
Read 2,327
Write 1,815
Mixed 208
SusWrite 787
284% 1,284 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 58.2
188% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,083
DQ Write 416
DQ Mixed 591
479% 697 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1254 574 1031 990 344 1152 MB/s
Read 2,424
Write 1,434
Mixed 170
SusWrite 891
270% 1,230 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 58.5
194% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 834
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 194
212% 379 MB/s
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 651 988 1049 933 931 969 MB/s
Read 1,423
Write 1,208
Mixed 156
SusWrite 920
206% 927 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 65.1
224% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 938
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 241
283% 506 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 68,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 105%
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Desktop
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: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,295

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 Comments

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Excellent

22 months 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

10 months ago.

Underrated NVME SSD with incredible value.


Excellent

15 months ago.

Great performance and reliability for the price.


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