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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: 179.49

Overall Rank:  314

Last Price Change:  $78 USD (2019-08-01)

Average Drive Rating
14000
Samples: 58
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Pricing History

Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 31st of March 2020 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
21,870
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB
20,373
Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
14,000
APPLE SSD SM0512F
6,211
Samsung SSD 840
3,737
Micron M600 MTFDDAV256MBF
3,733
TOSHIBA THNSNJ256GCSU
3,730
Samsung SSD 840
3,691
Corsair Force GS
3,602
Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240GB MKNSSDCR240GB-DX
3,522
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 31st of March 2020 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB
203.75
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
198.84
Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
179.49
Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240GB MKNSSDCR240GB-DX
20.13
Corsair Force GS
8.66
APPLE SSD SM0512F
0.00
Samsung SSD 840
0.00
Micron M600 MTFDDAV256MBF
0.00
TOSHIBA THNSNJ256GCSU
0.00
Samsung SSD 840
0.00
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1213927 - Mar 31 2020
10938
BL1213591 - Mar 31 2020
16453
BL1212552 - Mar 28 2020
13634
BL1211982 - Mar 27 2020
16262
BL1211923 - Mar 27 2020
11023