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Samsung PM981a 512GB NVMe SED

Price and performance details for the Samsung PM981a 512GB NVMe SED 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 PM981a 512GB NVMe SED

Drive Size:  476.9 GB

Other names:  PM981a NVMe SED Samsung 512GB, NVMe PM981a NVMe SED Samsung 512GB

Drive First Benchmarked: 2019-12-05

Drive Rating/$Price: NA

Overall Rank:  287

Last Price Change:  NA

Average Drive Rating
26291
Samples: 7

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung PM981a 512GB NVMe SED

Sequential Read3,101 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write2,419 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)1,750 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD160 MBytes/Sec
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Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 4th of October 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
41,888
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
41,544
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
39,438
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
37,863
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
37,264
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
33,256
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
32,783
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
30,582
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
29,932
Samsung PM981a 512GB NVMe SED
26,291
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 4th of October 2022 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
298.06
Gigabyte AORUS NVMe Gen4 M.2 1TB
260.30
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
238.13
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
116.06
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
49.38
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
Samsung PM981a 512GB NVMe SED
0.00
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung PM981a 512GB NVMe SED
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1409180 - May 26 2021
24580
BL1296027 - Sep 16 2020
20256
BL1271425 - Jul 22 2020
28232
BL1269812 - Jul 18 2020
28496
BL1269785 - Jul 18 2020
27927