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Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe

Price and performance details for the Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the Hard Drive compared to the 10 other common Hard Drives in terms of PassMark Disk Rating.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the Disk Rating per dollar.

Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe

Description:  Model: MZVLB256HAHQ, M.2

Drive Size:  238.5 GB

Other names:  NVMe PM981 NVMe Samsu, PM981 NVMe Samsung 256GB, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-00000, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H1, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H7, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000L7

Drive First Benchmarked: 2018-07-30

Drive Rating/$Price: 294.37

Overall Rank:  484

Last Price Change:  $49 USD (2020-09-01)

Average Drive Rating
14424
Samples: 658
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Pricing History

Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 22nd of January 2021 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
33,053
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
31,034
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
30,947
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
30,701
Sabrent ROCKET 4.0 1TB
30,329
Force MP600
25,366
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
25,267
WD Black SN750 NVMe 1TB
24,611
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
24,285
Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
14,424
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 22nd of January 2021 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
294.37
Force MP600
230.62
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
221.69
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
191.89
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
167.29
WD Black SN750 NVMe 1TB
164.09
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
143.71
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
111.40
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
51.36
Sabrent ROCKET 4.0 1TB
0.00
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1358320 - Jan 21 2021
13969
BL1357626 - Jan 19 2021
13333
BL1357538 - Jan 19 2021
12450
BL1357180 - Jan 18 2021
13163
BL1357133 - Jan 18 2021
14284