Average Bench: 306% (22nd of 1058)

Based on 1,808 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX950 2TB, NVMe HP SSD EX950 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 206.5% 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 2,293MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 192%. 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 288MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 146MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,808 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,196 Read 2,293 2,621
1,158 Write 1,824 2,348
118 Mixed 288 1,053
731 SusWrite 1,433 2,249
324% 1,460 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.5 4K Read 60.1 68.7
60.7 4K Write 146 210
45.5 4K Mixed 79 98.8
270% 95.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
630 DQ Read 1,136 1,376
123 DQ Write 850 1,321
172 DQ Mixed 532 735
523% 839 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
340GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1910 1277 1271 1280 1212 627 MB/s
Read 2,608
Write 2,359
Mixed 275
SusWrite 1,263
361% 1,626 MB/s
4K Read 67.8
4K Write 205
4K Mixed 91.5
328% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,338
DQ Write 1,153
DQ Mixed 597
624% 1,029 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1699 1759 1940 1936 1921 1949 MB/s
Read 2422
Write 1,922
Mixed 223
SusWrite 1,867
358% 1,608 MB/s
4K Read 58.6
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 78.1
261% 91.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,076
DQ Write 712
DQ Mixed 551
504% 780 MB/s
886GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1412 1383 1143 1170 1156 1162 MB/s
Read 2474
Write 1,874
Mixed 265
SusWrite 1,238
324% 1,463 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 83.1
277% 98.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,218
DQ Write 955
DQ Mixed 588
576% 920 MB/s
786GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1731 1434 1181 1184 785 1013 MB/s
Read 2,529
Write 1,953
Mixed 304
SusWrite 1,221
333% 1,502 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 76.3
252% 87.4 MB/s
DQ Read 880
DQ Write 698
DQ Mixed 579
490% 719 MB/s
932GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1391 874 1304 698 811 1266 MB/s
Read 2,621
Write 1,891
Mixed 218
SusWrite 1,057
319% 1,447 MB/s
4K Read 64.6
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 66.8
224% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 1,260
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 309
324% 568 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1184 1173 1178 1180 1196 1215 MB/s
Read 1,328
Write 1,262
Mixed 123
SusWrite 1,188
218% 975 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 75.6
253% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,112
DQ Write 867
DQ Mixed 593
551% 857 MB/s
890GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 557 692 881 900 861 MB/s
Read 1,795
Write 1,248
Mixed 112
SusWrite 723
214% 969 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 69.8
232% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 811
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 712
496% 632 MB/s
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 511 46 277 215 143 756 MB/s
Read 2,150
Write 1,728
Mixed 117
SusWrite 325
237% 1,080 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 56.3
188% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 787
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 592
424% 558 MB/s
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0221B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 406 417 959 700 871 MB/s
Read 1,627
Write 1,133
Mixed 133
SusWrite 604
193% 874 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 54.6
179% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 748
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 658
453% 572 MB/s
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Typical EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 60,432 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 108%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,308

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Excellent

19 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

7 months ago.

Underrated NVME SSD with incredible value.


Excellent

12 months ago.

Great performance and reliability for the price.


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