Patriot Viper VPN100 2Tb SSD technical review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

How fast is the Viper VPN100 (2Tb) produced by Patriot and further specifications read below in our article.

Patriot Viper VPN100 2Tb SSD technical review

Patriot's 2Tb Viper VPN100 NVMe SSD works on Phison E12 controller. This NVMe SSD has Dynamic-Random Access Memory SK Hynix 512MB() DDR4 to keep a map of where data is located on the SSD. The Viper VPN100 comes equipped with Toshiba TLC memory. This drive besides, available in three capacities, including 256 Gb, 1 Tb and 512 Gb.

Performance and benchmarks

Drive works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 expansion standard with maximum read speeds 3400 MB/s, and write speeds equals to 3000 MB/s. Viper VPN100 has IOPS 500000 on reading and 500000 on writing operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer give 3 years of warranty that limited by endurance 3200 TBW. As well it has 2 million hours mean time between failure.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 2 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Phison E12
Memory type Toshiba TLC
DRAM SK Hynix 512MB() DDR4
Read speed (Mb/s) 3400
Write speed (Mb/s) 3000
Read IOPS 500000
Write IOPS 500000
Endurance (TBW) 3200
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 3

Conclusion

Viper VPN100 (2Tb) produced by Patriot support PCIe 3 that is significantly slower than PCIe Gen4. The sequential write speed is 3000 Mb/s, that is pretty good for this expansion standard. The Patriot Viper VPN100 provide possibility to write 3200 TBW, that is quite well against nearest rivals. On balance, we strongly recommend to have Patriot Viper VPN100 2Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • Capacity
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0

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Video Review

✅Patriot Viper VPN100 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

FAQ

The Patriot Viper VPN100 has SK Hynix 512MB() DDR4. DRAM in their controller help to improve endurance and IOPS.

The Patriot Viper VPN100 due to the high density of memory chips require the installation of additional heat sink. This would reduce temperature of the controller and memory. Some motherboards or laptops from the factory has thermal pads below and above the drive for better productivity during times of heavy loads.

The Viper VPN100 2Tb has maximum write speed 3000 Mb per second, sequential read speed 3400 Mb/s. NVMe operate on Phison E12 controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND flash memory type is Toshiba TLC.
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