Average Bench: 164% (125th of 1058)

Based on 9,288 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX900 250GB, NVMe HP SSD EX900 250

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 64.1% 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 336MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,549MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 132%. 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 412MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,288 samples)
Min Avg Max
903 Read 1,549 2,185
62.8 Write 797 1,193
83.3 Mixed 667 1,094
137 SusWrite 412 982
189% 856 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.4 4K Read 47.5 57.7
30.2 4K Write 120 201
8.84 4K Mixed 29.9 49.9
174% 65.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
245 DQ Read 630 945
39.2 DQ Write 566 1,000
37.5 DQ Mixed 336 569
324% 511 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
232GB free
Firmware: R1115D0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1180 1177 883 162 161 161 MB/s
Read 1,632
Write 1,196
Mixed 1,015
SusWrite 621
249% 1,116 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 43.3
197% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 780
DQ Write 838
DQ Mixed 554
487% 724 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1115D0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 133 174 151 153 183 MB/s
Read 1,652
Write 998
Mixed 877
SusWrite 213
207% 935 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 44.8
208% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 780
DQ Write 1,008
DQ Mixed 528
500% 772 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0918A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 522 449 290 451 452 235 MB/s
Read 1,590
Write 1,039
Mixed 933
SusWrite 400
220% 990 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 27.2
212% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 477
DQ Mixed 88.3
160% 313 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T1202A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 298 128 229 135 147 MB/s
Read 2,003
Write 1,132
Mixed 926
SusWrite 235
237% 1,074 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 26
4K Mixed 20.1
110% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 530
DQ Write 26
DQ Mixed 47.3
92% 201 MB/s
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Typical EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 67,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $607

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