Patriot Viper VPR100 512Gb SSD technical review

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Patriot's Viper VPR100 NVMe works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface. More details about this SSD in our article.

Patriot Viper VPR100 512Gb SSD technical review

Patriot Viper VPR100 512Gb use Phison PS5012-E12. This SSD has DRAM DRAM to keep a map of where data is located on the internal SSD. The Viper VPR100 comes equipped with Toshiba 3D TLC memory. NVMe SSD is offered also in 3 capacities, including 1 Tb, 2 Tb and 256 Gb.

Performance and benchmarks

Drive use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface with write speeds equals to 2900 Mbps, and read speeds 3300 MB/s. This model has input/output performance 650000 on writing and 700000 on reading operations.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 5 years warranty period limited by 1064 Total Bytes Written. The Viper VPR100 has 2 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 512 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) 1064
MTBF (million hours) 2
Warranty (years) 5


Patriot Viper VPR100 512Gb support PCIe 3 that is twice slower than PCIe 4. The write speed is 2900 Mbps, that is pretty good for this interface. The Internal SSD can write 1064 TBW, that is quite well compared to competitors. Weighing all these factors, Patriot Viper VPR100 512Gb is a well-balanced drive.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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The Patriot Viper VPR100 has DRAM. DRAM in their controller help to increase endurance and input/output performance.

The Viper VPR100 512Gb due to the low density of memory chips able to function with no further cooling systems. Some motherboards or laptops designed with additional cooling above or below the drive for improving productivity during times of high loads.

The Viper VPR100 512Gb has maximum write speed 2900 Mb per second, sequential read speed 3300 Mb/s. SSD operate on Phison PS5012-E12 controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND flash memory type is Toshiba 3D TLC.
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