Average Bench: 137% (126th of 1012)

Based on 501 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD EX900 120GB, NVMe HP SSD EX900 120

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 37.3% 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. Sequential Read Speed 1,478MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 168MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 75.4%. 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 208MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 419MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 501 samples)
Min Avg Max
904 Read 1,478 1,725
41 Write 419 609
61.4 Mixed 479 721
97.7 SusWrite 208 316
141% 646 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27 4K Read 43.9 55.6
22.8 4K Write 116 205
9.06 4K Mixed 30.7 45.6
167% 63.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
244 DQ Read 363 418
30.9 DQ Write 375 608
13 DQ Mixed 168 382
182% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 122 205 269 366 98 MB/s
Read 1649
Write 582
Mixed 668
SusWrite 249
172% 787 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 222
4K Mixed 46.4
271% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 406
DQ Write 575
DQ Mixed 373
315% 451 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 104 87 87 113 87 MB/s
Read 1,619
Write 569
Mixed 667
SusWrite 106
162% 740 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 217
4K Mixed 46.2
262% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 408
DQ Write 563
DQ Mixed 372
313% 448 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 88 88 102 88 88 MB/s
Read 1,634
Write 101
Mixed 348
SusWrite 96.6
116% 545 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 44.7
220% 85.6 MB/s
DQ Read 408
DQ Write 588
DQ Mixed 378
320% 458 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 103 189 217 205 303 MB/s
Read 1,278
Write 153
Mixed 94.8
SusWrite 193
92% 430 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 37
210% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 410
DQ Write 491
DQ Mixed 65.3
156% 322 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0802A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 368 407 230 77 87 MB/s
Read 1,696
Write 573
Mixed 712
SusWrite 260
177% 810 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 10.7
151% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 60.6
93% 176 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 370 187 348 81 59 MB/s
Read 1396
Write 288
Mixed 604
SusWrite 240
138% 632 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 32.8
164% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 411
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 351
264% 356 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0802B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 256 85 60 67 55 MB/s
Read 1,548
Write 548
Mixed 663
SusWrite 139
158% 724 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 215
4K Mixed 19.9
196% 90.8 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 29.5
DQ Mixed 50.9
60% 109 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 166 92 180 143 84 MB/s
Read 1,212
Write 467
Mixed 384
SusWrite 141
120% 551 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 30
4K Mixed 26.2
111% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 413
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 121
134% 233 MB/s
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Typical EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 5,870 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $904

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 Comments

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Excellent

12 months 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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