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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:  SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-00000, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000L7, PM981 NVMe Samsung 256GB, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H1, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H7, NVMe PM981 NVMe Samsu, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-00007

Drive First Benchmarked: 2018-07-30

Drive Rating/$Price: 542.78

Overall Rank:  2816

Last Price Change:  $26.45 USD (2023-08-05)

Average Drive Rating
14356
Samples: 2437

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe

Sequential Read2,435 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,073 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)662 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD166 MBytes/Sec
MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$28.99 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$26.45 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 15th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850X NVMe 2000GB
52,468
Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB
50,776
Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB
49,179
WD BLACK SN850X NVMe 1000GB
48,102
KINGSTON SFYRS1000G
46,215
KINGSTON KC3000 1TB
45,987
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
42,740
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
42,387
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
39,467
Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
14,356
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL2073122 - Apr 08 2024
17649
BL2072287 - Apr 07 2024
12910
BL2071532 - Apr 06 2024
12493
BL2071466 - Apr 06 2024
11602
BL2071423 - Apr 06 2024
14135