Average Bench: 139% (158th of 1058)

Based on 2,057 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX900 120GB, NVMe HP SSD EX900 120

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 39.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 243MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,506MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 103%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 223MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 440MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,057 samples)
Min Avg Max
692 Read 1,506 2,052
51 Write 440 599
68.3 Mixed 483 741
92.5 SusWrite 223 468
144% 663 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.7 4K Read 45.7 57.4
20.9 4K Write 110 195
8.67 4K Mixed 29.5 45.9
165% 61.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
196 DQ Read 395 516
34.2 DQ Write 370 590
38.9 DQ Mixed 243 387
221% 336 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T1202A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 115 77 123 73 123 MB/s
Read 2,218
Write 578
Mixed 776
SusWrite 148
202% 930 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 34.5
239% 97.5 MB/s
DQ Read 500
DQ Write 590
DQ Mixed 389
336% 493 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0707A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 174 173 161 209 169 MB/s
Read 1,656
Write 521
Mixed 604
SusWrite 169
161% 737 MB/s
4K Read 56.7
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 30.6
223% 90.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 505
DQ Mixed 273
254% 388 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T1102A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 159 387 229 273 181 MB/s
Read 1,651
Write 512
Mixed 626
SusWrite 272
167% 765 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 28.8
178% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 395
DQ Write 395
DQ Mixed 328
265% 373 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 146 185 353 487 488 MB/s
Read 1,551
Write 119
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 311
110% 513 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 37.6
187% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 414
DQ Write 88.6
DQ Mixed 175
148% 226 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 146 200 263 274 102 MB/s
Read 1,527
Write 581
Mixed 146
SusWrite 198
133% 613 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 40.5
159% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 408
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 113
140% 253 MB/s
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Typical EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 71,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $677

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Excellent

2 years ago.

Got it on sale at a great price of 29.99. Used it to build my friend's first editing rig. Fast and cheap boot/programs drive. Temps were a little up in the 40s/50s at idle though. Even with the provided heat sink from Gigabyte.


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