HP's EX950 NVMe SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. Detailed characteristics of this SSD in our article.
HP's 1Tb EX950 internal SSD use Silicon Motion SM2262EN controller. This internal SSD has DRAM Nanya or Micron 512 - 2TB DDR3 to keep a map of where data is located on the SSD. The EX950 comes equipped with Micron TLC memory. NVMe SSD also available in 2 Tb and 512 Gb capacities.
Performance and benchmarks
Storage use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 bus with read speeds 3500 MB/s, and maximum write speeds 2900 Mbps. This model has input/output performance 410000 on reading and 380000 on writing operations per second.
Endurance and warranty
HP provide 5 years of warranty limited by 680 TBW. The EX950 has 2 million hours MTBF.
|Interface||M.2 3.0 x 4|
|Controller||Silicon Motion SM2262EN|
|Memory type||Micron TLC|
|DRAM||Nanya or Micron 512 - 2TB DDR3|
|Read speed (Mb/s)||3500|
|Write speed (Mb/s)||2900|
|MTBF (million hours)||2|
HP EX950 1Tb use PCIe 3.0 that is twice slower than PCIe Gen4. The maximum write speed is 2900 Mbps, that is okay for this computer expansion bus standard. The drive provide possibility to write 680 TBW, that is not very much in comparison with closest competitors. When everything is weighed in the balance, HP EX950 1Tb is a well-rounded SSD.
- Good writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
- Writing speed
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