Patriot Viper VPR100 256Gb NVMe tech specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

What memory type installed in Patriot Viper VPR100 256Gb and another characteristics explore here.

Patriot Viper VPR100 256Gb NVMe tech specs

Patriot Viper VPR100 256Gb is powered by Phison PS5012-E12 controller. This NVMe has Dynamic-Random Access Memory DRAM for mapping data, located on the storage. The Viper VPR100 comes equipped with Toshiba 3D TLC memory. NVMe SSD is offered also in three capacities: 1 Tb, 512 Gb and 2 Tb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

Internal SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 with sequential write speeds equals to 2900 MB/s, and maximum read speeds 3300 Mbps. This model has IOPS 650000 on writing and 700000 on reading operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Patriot provide 5 years of warranty that limited by endurance 380 Total Bytes Written. The Viper VPR100 has 2 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 256 Gb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Phison PS5012-E12
Memory type Toshiba 3D TLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 3300
Write speed (Mb/s) 2900
Read IOPS 700000
Write IOPS 650000
Endurance (TBW) 380
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 5


Viper VPR100 (256Gb) produced by Patriot use previous bus standard that is twice slower than PCIe 4.0. The maximum write speed is 2900 Mb/s, that is pretty good for this computer expansion bus standard. The NVMe SSD provide possibility to write 380 TBW, that is good against closest rivals. When everything is weighed in the balance, Patriot Viper VPR100 256Gb is a well-rounded NVMe SSD.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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The Patriot Viper VPR100 has DRAM. DRAM makes storage work faster, but also more expensive.

The Viper VPR100 256Gb due to the low density of memory chips can function with no further cooling systems. Some motherboards or laptops from the factory has additional cooling below or above the SSD for better productivity during high loads.

The Patriot Viper VPR100 has write speed 2900 Mb per second, sequential read speed 3300 Mbps. It run on Phison PS5012-E12 controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND memory type is Toshiba 3D TLC.
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