Average Bench: 164% (114th of 1040)

Based on 1,049 user benchmarks.  Model: Viper M.2 VPN100

Outstanding average bench

The Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB averaged 64.3% 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 541MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 671MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB is 91%. 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 322MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 43MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,049 samples)
Min Avg Max
648 Read 1,176 1,482
521 Write 942 1,098
284 Mixed 868 1,107
217 SusWrite 322 443
185% 827 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.6 4K Read 43 56.4
85.8 4K Write 147 204
33.2 4K Mixed 60.5 80.5
221% 83.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
347 DQ Read 665 800
269 DQ Write 671 1,081
226 DQ Mixed 541 793
441% 626 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1202 442 278 281 288 274 MB/s
Read 1,399
Write 897
Mixed 1,228
SusWrite 461
222% 996 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 85.6
311% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 749
DQ Write 1,167
DQ Mixed 862
680% 926 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 502 230 268 229 256 245 MB/s
Read 1,282
Write 1,085
Mixed 1,105
SusWrite 288
210% 940 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 80.3
281% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 793
DQ Write 692
DQ Mixed 249
322% 578 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 729 377 273 273 272 274 MB/s
Read 1,263
Write 1,058
Mixed 1,078
SusWrite 366
210% 941 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 71.6
248% 90.4 MB/s
DQ Read 707
DQ Write 821
DQ Mixed 784
585% 771 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 265 274 268 267 259 MB/s
Read 1,228
Write 996
Mixed 1,053
SusWrite 264
198% 885 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 63.9
225% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 787
DQ Write 638
DQ Mixed 291
333% 572 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 262 264 256 257 266 MB/s
Read 1,002
Write 972
Mixed 913
SusWrite 261
176% 787 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 70.3
242% 94.3 MB/s
DQ Read 795
DQ Write 720
DQ Mixed 459
426% 658 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 245 214 193 189 180 MB/s
Read 684
Write 467
Mixed 322
SusWrite 215
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 40.5
165% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 670
DQ Write 523
DQ Mixed 476
389% 556 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 241 265 263 252 264 MB/s
Read 769
Write 308
Mixed 346
SusWrite 260
93% 421 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 19.6
104% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 418
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 329
255% 352 MB/s
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Typical M.2 VPN100 256GB Builds (Compare 59,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $804

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