Average Bench: 165% (101st of 1016)

Based on 257 user benchmarks.  Model: Viper M.2 VPN100

Outstanding average bench

The Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB averaged 65.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 589MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 689MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB is 77.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 368MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 40.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 257 samples)
Min Avg Max
704 Read 1,315 1,847
504 Write 920 1,078
431 Mixed 856 1,094
239 SusWrite 368 458
192% 864 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.3 4K Read 40.4 50.7
69.5 4K Write 119 171
35.5 4K Mixed 54 71.4
193% 71.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
397 DQ Read 677 762
254 DQ Write 689 1,011
249 DQ Mixed 589 782
469% 651 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 624 321 249 270 256 262 MB/s
Read 1,889
Write 1,003
Mixed 1,085
SusWrite 330
238% 1,077 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 56.2
199% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 712
DQ Write 752
DQ Mixed 719
544% 728 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 341 354 341 246 238 MB/s
Read 1,165
Write 991
Mixed 889
SusWrite 313
187% 839 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 62.1
198% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 711
DQ Write 848
DQ Mixed 607
506% 722 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 354 301 258 262 267 MB/s
Read 1,198
Write 853
Mixed 745
SusWrite 301
172% 774 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 47.2
211% 79.8 MB/s
DQ Read 707
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 631
490% 671 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 852 255 250 260 257 275 MB/s
Read 1,419
Write 988
Mixed 721
SusWrite 358
193% 872 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 44.2
170% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 707
DQ Write 605
DQ Mixed 714
519% 675 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 307 307 308 306 301 MB/s
Read 1,376
Write 806
Mixed 776
SusWrite 309
181% 817 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 52.9
183% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 714
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 504
392% 546 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 291 288 288 266 245 MB/s
Read 1,370
Write 511
Mixed 335
SusWrite 294
137% 627 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 52
176% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 707
DQ Write 466
DQ Mixed 451
373% 541 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 262 136 210 215 191 MB/s
Read 723
Write 473
Mixed 346
SusWrite 213
97% 439 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 59.5
193% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 669
DQ Write 479
DQ Mixed 250
275% 466 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,456,775 SSDs tested.

Typical M.2 VPN100 256GB Builds (Compare 18,245 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $416

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