Average Bench: 140% (154th of 1058)

Based on 1,703 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX900 120GB, NVMe HP SSD EX900 120

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 40.2% 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 222MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,515MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 87.5%. 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 215MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 403MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,703 samples)
Min Avg Max
769 Read 1,515 1,805
45.5 Write 403 604
70.4 Mixed 452 725
93.1 SusWrite 215 409
140% 646 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.2 4K Read 46.9 56.6
23.1 4K Write 111 200
10.1 4K Mixed 32.2 46.6
171% 63.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
248 DQ Read 390 502
32 DQ Write 340 593
30.2 DQ Mixed 222 382
206% 317 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1115D0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 258 394 158 168 85 MB/s
Read 1,660
Write 423
Mixed 722
SusWrite 258
167% 766 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 46.8
208% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 406
DQ Write 592
DQ Mixed 377
319% 458 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 237 58 120 67 95 MB/s
Read 1,697
Write 518
Mixed 641
SusWrite 143
163% 750 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 46.2
246% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 410
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 92.9
127% 238 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 346 300 88 185 138 MB/s
Read 1,619
Write 571
Mixed 690
SusWrite 226
170% 776 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 28.4
166% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 405
DQ Write 407
DQ Mixed 274
242% 362 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0802A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 57 159 144 138 321 MB/s
Read 1,371
Write 214
Mixed 145
SusWrite 157
101% 472 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 25.2
4K Mixed 20.8
114% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 415
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 30.9
82% 184 MB/s
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Typical EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 59,388 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 - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $591

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 Comments

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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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