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

Drive First Benchmarked: 2017-11-25

Drive Rating/$Price: 126.76

Overall Rank:  838

Last Price Change:  $142.99 USD (2022-02-02)

Average Drive Rating
18125
Samples: 1637

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung PM981 512GB NVMe

Sequential Read2,580 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,348 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)1,103 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD169 MBytes/Sec
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 30th of September 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
41,865
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
41,546
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
39,396
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
37,851
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
37,255
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
33,294
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
32,779
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
30,533
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
29,876
Samsung PM981 512GB NVMe
18,125
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 30th of September 2022 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
425.29
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
298.02
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
259.82
Samsung PM981 512GB NVMe
126.76
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
116.06
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
49.33
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
0.00
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
0.00
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
0.00
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
0.00
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung PM981 512GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1638140 - Sep 28 2022
15017
BL1638137 - Sep 28 2022
18570
BL1637233 - Sep 27 2022
11291
BL1636875 - Sep 26 2022
16577
BL1636802 - Sep 26 2022
10820