Average Bench: 158% (105th of 1011)

Based on 1,902 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX900 250GB, NVMe HP SSD EX900 250

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 57.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 282MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,500MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 104%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 349MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,902 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,014 Read 1,500 1,693
59.7 Write 806 1,182
91 Mixed 670 1,033
134 SusWrite 349 614
184% 831 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 4K Read 44.1 54.3
29.9 4K Write 120 211
9.9 4K Mixed 32.7 49.2
172% 65.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
224 DQ Read 578 779
47.8 DQ Write 578 1,062
11.7 DQ Mixed 282 548
293% 479 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1115D0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1031 934 128 126 142 122 MB/s
Read 1,581
Write 1,091
Mixed 979
SusWrite 414
226% 1,016 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 50.7
248% 99.7 MB/s
DQ Read 777
DQ Write 1,013
DQ Mixed 534
504% 775 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0802A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 969 973 761 123 120 120 MB/s
Read 1,458
Write 980
Mixed 914
SusWrite 511
215% 966 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 32.9
189% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 396
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 50
204% 438 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0802B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 624 590 609 196 132 144 MB/s
Read 684
Write 596
Mixed 571
SusWrite 382
125% 558 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 29.5
194% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 394
DQ Write 523
DQ Mixed 49.2
151% 322 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0802B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 411 456 91 105 87 MB/s
Read 1,360
Write 941
Mixed 844
SusWrite 230
187% 844 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 10.2
115% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 79.6
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 27.8
41% 76.1 MB/s
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Typical EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 1,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming 3-CF - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $521

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