Average Bench: 166% (96th of 1012)

Based on 198 user benchmarks.  Model: Viper M.2 VPN100

Outstanding average bench

The Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB averaged 65.9% 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 592MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 697MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Viper M.2 VPN100 256GB is 71.5%. 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 374MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 40.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 198 samples)
Min Avg Max
696 Read 1,330 1,847
557 Write 916 1,078
435 Mixed 848 1,098
251 SusWrite 374 463
193% 867 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 4K Read 40.6 51.2
63.3 4K Write 118 174
34.7 4K Mixed 53.5 71.3
192% 70.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
455 DQ Read 680 744
308 DQ Write 697 1,010
237 DQ Mixed 592 781
472% 656 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1033 680 253 254 246 253 MB/s
Read 1,172
Write 1,036
Mixed 1,028
SusWrite 453
207% 922 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 78.8
276% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 624
DQ Write 1,045
DQ Mixed 755
595% 808 MB/s
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1022 345 299 301 301 300 MB/s
Read 1,129
Write 1,073
Mixed 979
SusWrite 428
202% 902 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 65.4
219% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 710
DQ Write 1,035
DQ Mixed 738
596% 828 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 915 298 297 298 297 298 MB/s
Read 1,006
Write 989
Mixed 942
SusWrite 401
187% 834 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 54.6
206% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 714
DQ Write 973
DQ Mixed 712
574% 799 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 254 239 242 254 244 MB/s
Read 1,069
Write 1,016
Mixed 982
SusWrite 268
187% 833 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 67.8
224% 86.5 MB/s
DQ Read 789
DQ Write 756
DQ Mixed 771
580% 772 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 293 339 258 257 259 MB/s
Read 1,106
Write 602
Mixed 565
SusWrite 279
141% 638 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 62.5
227% 86.1 MB/s
DQ Read 716
DQ Write 655
DQ Mixed 545
447% 639 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 262 318 289 259 258 MB/s
Read 1,133
Write 623
Mixed 355
SusWrite 269
131% 595 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 32.8
123% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 670
DQ Write 469
DQ Mixed 398
344% 512 MB/s
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Typical M.2 VPN100 256GB Builds (Compare 29,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $463

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