This just came through from Sunbelt (the vendor that produces VIPRE)
“VIPRE Antivirus is the Fastest Antivirus
VIPRE has the fastest real-time protection against 5 major competitors according to a comprehensive test by a leading independent testing organization in November 2010.
VIPRE processed 4,500 megabytes of file data in 195 seconds, compared to a benchmark of 127 seconds; the next closest competitor processed the same data in 233 seconds. Complete results are available upon request from GFI.
Yes, speed matters. We find that VIPRE is gentle on the use of your computers resources (doesn’t hog up memory or processor time), technical support is efficient and well priced.
We evaluate our choice in Virus Protection on a regular basis, to make sure we are keeping our clients on the best mousetrap and VIPRE continues to be our product of choice.