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Samsung PM981 512GB NVMe

Price and performance details for the Samsung PM981 512GB 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 512GB NVMe

Description:  Model: MZVLB512HAJQ, M.2

Drive Size:  476.9 GB

Other names:  NVMe PM981 NVMe Samsu, NVMe PM981 NVMe Samsu SCSI Disk Device, NVMe SAMSUNG MZVLB512, PM981 NVMe Samsung 512GB, SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ-000, SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ-00000, SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ-00007, SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ-000H1, SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ-000H2, SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ-000H7, SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ-000L2, SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ-000L7

Drive First Benchmarked: 2017-11-25

Drive Rating/$Price: 147.72

Overall Rank:  439

Last Price Change:  $123.49 USD (2021-10-23)

Average Drive Rating
18242
Samples: 1066

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung PM981 512GB NVMe

Sequential Read2,572 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,371 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)1,122 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD168 MBytes/Sec
MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$123.49 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 26th of October 2021 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
33,552
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
30,623
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
30,395
Sabrent ROCKET 4.0 1TB
30,266
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
30,206
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
25,158
Force MP600
24,889
WD Black SN750 NVMe 1TB
24,481
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
24,214
Samsung PM981 512GB NVMe
18,242
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 26th of October 2021 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Force MP600
226.29
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
188.80
WD Black SN750 NVMe 1TB
163.22
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
159.50
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
155.88
Samsung PM981 512GB NVMe
147.72
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
145.88
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
111.08
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
51.13
Sabrent ROCKET 4.0 1TB
0.00
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung PM981 512GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1460602 - Oct 23 2021
11361
BL1460424 - Oct 23 2021
29997
BL1460406 - Oct 23 2021
15635
BL1460337 - Oct 23 2021
18941
BL1460229 - Oct 22 2021
13671