Average Bench: 156% (137th of 1058)

Based on 1,438 user benchmarks.  Model: Viper M.2 VPN100

Outstanding average bench

The Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB averaged 55.6% 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 483MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 595MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB is 108%. 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 312MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,438 samples)
Min Avg Max
546 Read 1,136 1,587
488 Write 931 1,184
335 Mixed 834 1,196
206 SusWrite 312 490
179% 803 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 39.9 55.8
78.8 4K Write 144 204
31.9 4K Mixed 55.8 78.9
208% 79.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
340 DQ Read 632 799
250 DQ Write 595 1,075
216 DQ Mixed 483 796
399% 570 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 221 233 212 193 214 MB/s
Read 1383
Write 1,106
Mixed 1,107
SusWrite 260
215% 964 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 78.1
269% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 785
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 314
293% 468 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 503 202 193 185 203 207 MB/s
Read 1892
Write 986
Mixed 1,006
SusWrite 249
228% 1,033 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 53.7
183% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 707
DQ Write 655
DQ Mixed 714
527% 692 MB/s
155GB free
Firmware: ECFM22.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1044 282 285 283 282 283 MB/s
Read 1,192
Write 818
Mixed 1,036
SusWrite 410
193% 864 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 67.4
213% 79.7 MB/s
DQ Read 632
DQ Write 759
DQ Mixed 792
570% 728 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 259 205 202 199 198 MB/s
Read 1179
Write 441
Mixed 672
SusWrite 223
138% 629 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 52.5
186% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 708
DQ Write 826
DQ Mixed 580
489% 705 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 165 137 187 198 241 MB/s
Read 1,247
Write 1,051
Mixed 482
SusWrite 232
167% 753 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 41.5
178% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 439
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 299
238% 337 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 214 191 196 198 188 MB/s
Read 1,023
Write 871
Mixed 935
SusWrite 241
172% 768 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 20.3
138% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 757
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 210
242% 429 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM32.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 244 253 232 246 245 MB/s
Read 600
Write 919
Mixed 358
SusWrite 262
120% 535 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 35.2
152% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 338
258% 353 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,301,724 SSDs tested.

Typical M.2 VPN100 256GB Builds (Compare 81,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $853

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