Average Bench: 309% (20th of 1055)

Based on 1,686 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 2TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 208.8% 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 534MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,305MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 190%. 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 287MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 144MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,686 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,277 Read 2,305 2,615
1,072 Write 1,792 2,347
119 Mixed 287 1,303
763 SusWrite 1,442 2,242
324% 1,456 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.9 4K Read 62 69
61.7 4K Write 144 209
45.4 4K Mixed 79 98.7
272% 95.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
666 DQ Read 1,162 1,375
125 DQ Write 865 1,293
181 DQ Mixed 534 623
529% 853 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: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1527 1923 2103 2093 1914 2199 MB/s
Read 2,532
Write 2230
Mixed 244
SusWrite 1960
388% 1,741 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 88.7
305% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,293
DQ Write 1,088
DQ Mixed 579
601% 987 MB/s
472GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1291 1272 1079 1082 1083 1083 MB/s
Read 2,541
Write 1,648
Mixed 222
SusWrite 1,148
307% 1390 MB/s
4K Read 67.7
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 94.2
318% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,332
DQ Write 927
DQ Mixed 590
586% 949 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1667 1661 1668 1711 1724 1723 MB/s
Read 2,370
Write 1,879
Mixed 181
SusWrite 1,692
340% 1,531 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 57.9
203% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 800
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 212
220% 380 MB/s
724GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 604 405 680 884 943 857 MB/s
Read 1,807
Write 1,303
Mixed 150
SusWrite 729
220% 997 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 69.2
232% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 798
DQ Write 384
DQ Mixed 736
507% 639 MB/s
724GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 806 840 871 954 827 MB/s
Read 1,709
Write 1,307
Mixed 120
SusWrite 757
215% 973 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 66.8
217% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 692
480% 608 MB/s
704GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 581 565 916 345 667 424 MB/s
Read 1,692
Write 974
Mixed 96.4
SusWrite 583
184% 836 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 52.9
170% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 598
DQ Write 855
DQ Mixed 677
526% 710 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 52,354 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 108%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $185

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,354

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 Comments

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Excellent

17 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

5 months ago.

Underrated NVME SSD with incredible value.


Excellent

10 months ago.

Great performance and reliability for the price.


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