HP EX920 1Tb SSD detailed review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

How fast is the HP EX920 1Tb and more details watch in our article.

HP EX920 1Tb SSD detailed review

HP EX920 1Tb works on Silicon Motion SM2262. The internal SSD write a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory Nanya DDR3 to open a files without delays. The EX920 comes equipped with Micron TLC memory. This NVMe is offered also in three capacities: 2 Tb, 512 Gb and 256 Gb.

Performance and benchmarks

Storage use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 with maximum write speeds 1800 Mbps, and maximum read speeds 3200 Mbps. It also has input/output performance 260000 on writing and 350000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 3 years warranty that limited by endurance 405 Total Bytes Written. The EX920 has 2 million hours mean time between failure.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Silicon Motion SM2262
Memory type Micron TLC
DRAM Nanya DDR3
Read speed (Mb/s) 3200
Write speed (Mb/s) 1800
Read IOPS 350000
Write IOPS 260000
Endurance (TBW) 405
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 3

Conclusion

HP EX920 1Tb use PCIe 3.0 that is significantly slower than PCIe 4. The maximum write speed is 1800 Mb/s, that is slower than has most of rivals. The SSD provide possibility to write 405 TBW, that is not very much against rivals. When everything is weighed in the balance, HP EX920 1Tb has more minuses and our site do not advise to have it.

+ Pros

  • Capacity

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Writing speed

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Video Review

HP EX920 M.2 NVME in Lian Li PC-011 Dynamic - Install & Review

FAQ

The HP EX920 has Nanya DDR3. Dynamic Random-Access Memory in their controller help to improve I/O performance and endurance.

The HP EX920 due to the low density of memory chips may work without extra heat sinks. Some motherboards already has additional cooling below or above the drive for improving productivity during heavy loads.

The HP EX920 has maximum write speed 1800 Mb/s, read speed 3200 Mb/s. Storage works on Silicon Motion SM2262 controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The memory type is Micron TLC.
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