Average Bench: 141% (152nd of 1058)

Based on 1,828 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX900 120GB, NVMe HP SSD EX900 120

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 41.5% 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 229MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,538MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 93.3%. 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 221MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 413MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,828 samples)
Min Avg Max
834 Read 1,538 2,036
44.5 Write 413 602
61.5 Mixed 464 748
91.7 SusWrite 221 446
143% 659 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.4 4K Read 47.3 57.2
21.2 4K Write 110 198
9.12 4K Mixed 31.9 46.4
171% 63 MB/s
Min Avg Max
178 DQ Read 390 516
28.1 DQ Write 349 593
34.5 DQ Mixed 229 388
210% 323 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T1202A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 140 73 119 84 111 MB/s
Read 2,057
Write 582
Mixed 776
SusWrite 144
194% 890 MB/s
4K Read 60.7
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 31.3
224% 88.5 MB/s
DQ Read 495
DQ Write 590
DQ Mixed 386
334% 490 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T1202A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 133 65 124 86 83 MB/s
Read 2,077
Write 577
Mixed 709
SusWrite 146
191% 878 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 29.2
170% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 517
DQ Write 549
DQ Mixed 379
328% 482 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 347 225 189 94 91 MB/s
Read 1,604
Write 471
Mixed 76.4
SusWrite 196
126% 587 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 43.1
168% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 405
DQ Write 556
DQ Mixed 321
287% 427 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 455 314 299 130 78 MB/s
Read 1,342
Write 520
Mixed 600
SusWrite 268
150% 683 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 36.6
167% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 414
DQ Write 490
DQ Mixed 361
298% 422 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 181 88 139 216 115 MB/s
Read 1,369
Write 130
Mixed 326
SusWrite 145
106% 493 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 14.9
152% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 410
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 216
184% 275 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T1202A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 497 510 520 504 543 560 MB/s
Read 592
Write 483
Mixed 497
SusWrite 522
118% 524 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 21.9
129% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 499
DQ Write 438
DQ Mixed 346
293% 428 MB/s
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $567

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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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