Average Bench: 201% (84th of 1058)

Based on 1,957 user benchmarks.  Model: HP SSD EX920 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 101.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 464MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,807MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 132%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 420MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 755MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,957 samples)
Min Avg Max
908 Read 1,807 2,441
245 Write 755 1,112
371 Mixed 792 1,095
224 SusWrite 420 545
208% 944 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 4K Read 52.7 69.3
66.1 4K Write 136 186
38.6 4K Mixed 70.4 95.2
242% 86.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
333 DQ Read 660 830
197 DQ Write 618 1,020
149 DQ Mixed 464 639
396% 581 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 610 1037 725 209 174 151 MB/s
Read 2,221
Write 1,074
Mixed 1036
SusWrite 484
266% 1,204 MB/s
4K Read 69.8
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 95.2
324% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 817
DQ Write 1,010
DQ Mixed 91.2
297% 639 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1136 1057 795 291 262 262 MB/s
Read 2325
Write 736
Mixed 939
SusWrite 634
254% 1,158 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 74.6
249% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 857
DQ Write 673
DQ Mixed 526
458% 685 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1081 515 317 267 285 260 MB/s
Read 2,324
Write 1,156
Mixed 947
SusWrite 454
269% 1,220 MB/s
4K Read 59.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 72
238% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 853
DQ Write 637
DQ Mixed 521
450% 670 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,444,881 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 101%
Desktop 90%
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Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,050

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