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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: 281.91

Overall Rank:  430

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

Average Drive Rating
13814
Samples: 443
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Pricing History

Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 20th of October 2020 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
31,182
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
31,170
Sabrent ROCKET 4.0 1TB
30,555
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
25,100
WD Black SN750 NVMe 1TB
24,649
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
24,236
Samsung SSD 970 PRO 1TB
23,447
Samsung SSD 970 PRO 512GB
22,423
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 1TB
22,007
Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
13,814
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 20th of October 2020 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
281.91
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
194.90
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
173.18
WD Black SN750 NVMe 1TB
164.34
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 1TB
146.73
Samsung SSD 970 PRO 512GB
132.69
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
111.18
Samsung SSD 970 PRO 1TB
67.10
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
51.02
Sabrent ROCKET 4.0 1TB
0.00
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1310021 - Oct 20 2020
18438
BL1310015 - Oct 20 2020
18398
BL1310008 - Oct 20 2020
18471
BL1310006 - Oct 20 2020
18361
BL1310002 - Oct 20 2020
18426