The EX920, an HP NVMe SSD for thee

Subject: Storage | April 6, 2018 - 03:33 PM |
Tagged: SSD EX920, NVMe, hp, tlc, SM2622, M.2

HP have released a new NVMe M.2 SSD, the EX920 which uses Silcon Motion's SM2622 controller and a DDR3-1600 cache which scales directly with the size of the drive, the 256GB drive has a 256MB cache while the 2TB has 2GB.  The drive uses four PCIe Gen 3 lanes, which offers some very impressive performance, Benchmark Reviews measured 3183/1776 MBps read/write in CrystalDiskMark.   The only real drawback to this drive is the warranty; while most companies offer at least five years, this HP drive is only covered for three.

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"HP suggests sustained sequential read speeds up to 3200 MB/s, and sustained sequential writes up to 1800 MB/s from their 1TB EX920 SSD, which utilizes 64-layer 3D NAND to deliver impressive storage density and reliability. Relative to solid state storage, one terabyte is an enormous amount of near-instant drive capacity. We’ll see if HP’s EX920 M.2 SSD is worth the money."

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April 6, 2018 | 06:24 PM - Posted by BinkyTO (not verified)

Perhaps it's just me, the Benchmark Reviews site is not responding.

April 6, 2018 | 09:37 PM - Posted by NotGoingHPUntilGraphicsDriverSupportImproves (not verified)

Looking at HP's not so good Graphics Driver update history on it's Raven Ridge Zen/With Vega Graphics based laptops should make any customer pause and consider if maybe HP is a poor all around choice for any HP Branded product.

Don't support any makers branded products if that maker is also a Laptop OEM with poor Graphics Driver support.

May 2, 2018 | 01:43 PM - Posted by Anonymousmjmjmj (not verified)

That's AMD retard

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