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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:  SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-00000, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000L7, PM981 NVMe Samsung 256GB, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H1, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H7, NVMe PM981 NVMe Samsu, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-00007

Drive First Benchmarked: 2018-07-30

Drive Rating/$Price: 158.30

Overall Rank:  1478

Last Price Change:  $89 USD (2021-09-18)

Average Drive Rating
14089
Samples: 1443

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe

Sequential Read2,204 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,045 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)650 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD166 MBytes/Sec
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 2nd of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
41,987
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
41,496
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
40,166
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
38,144
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
37,148
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
33,560
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
33,120
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
30,672
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
29,662
Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
14,089
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 2nd of December 2022 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
334.61
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
305.18
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
268.36
Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
158.30
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
112.46
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
50.29
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 256GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1684267 - Dec 01 2022
12656
BL1684106 - Dec 01 2022
11918
BL1683943 - Dec 01 2022
11853
BL1683239 - Nov 30 2022
17529
BL1683201 - Nov 30 2022
13884