Average Bench: 166% (109th of 1030)

Based on 583 user benchmarks.  Model: Viper M.2 VPN100

Outstanding average bench

The Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB averaged 66.0% 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 576MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 725MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB is 85%. 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 341MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 43MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 583 samples)
Min Avg Max
643 Read 1,190 1,533
513 Write 911 1,101
377 Mixed 856 1,107
236 SusWrite 341 501
184% 825 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.1 4K Read 43 55.3
66.4 4K Write 137 200
34.1 4K Mixed 59.9 80.5
214% 80 MB/s
Min Avg Max
414 DQ Read 693 798
256 DQ Write 725 1,078
234 DQ Mixed 576 793
470% 665 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 271 261 272 266 264 MB/s
Read 1,375
Write 1,085
Mixed 1,113
SusWrite 267
214% 960 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 79.5
288% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 692
DQ Write 711
DQ Mixed 269
322% 557 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 905 978 410 305 305 304 MB/s
Read 1,290
Write 988
Mixed 1,041
SusWrite 534
216% 963 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 60.1
215% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 692
DQ Write 993
DQ Mixed 720
579% 802 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 889 259 262 267 264 265 MB/s
Read 1,226
Write 908
Mixed 956
SusWrite 368
193% 864 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 71.5
246% 94.1 MB/s
DQ Read 798
DQ Write 942
DQ Mixed 765
606% 835 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 823 516 304 303 301 303 MB/s
Read 1378
Write 989
Mixed 1,108
SusWrite 425
218% 975 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 61
214% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 712
DQ Write 998
DQ Mixed 713
579% 808 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 293 276 292 284 287 MB/s
Read 1,315
Write 578
Mixed 419
SusWrite 281
142% 648 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 44.8
184% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 706
DQ Write 655
DQ Mixed 397
376% 586 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 268 271 263 266 247 MB/s
Read 1,332
Write 1,082
Mixed 920
SusWrite 264
200% 900 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 44.4
191% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 478
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 300
243% 349 MB/s
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Typical M.2 VPN100 256GB Builds (Compare 32,647 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $700

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