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Samsung SSD PM981a NVMe 256GB

Price and performance details for the Samsung SSD PM981a NVMe 256GB 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 SSD PM981a NVMe 256GB

Description:  MZVLB256HBHQ

Drive Size:  238.5 GB

Other names:  SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7, NVMe PM981a NVMe Sams, PM981a NVMe Samsung 256GB, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-00000, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000H1, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-00A00, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-00007, SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000H7

Drive First Benchmarked: 2019-05-08

Drive Rating/$Price: NA

Overall Rank:  1163

Last Price Change:  NA

Average Drive Rating
17129
Samples: 1379

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung SSD PM981a NVMe 256GB

Sequential Read2,248 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,510 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)992 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD170 MBytes/Sec
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Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
42,078
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
41,693
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
40,596
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
38,427
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
37,177
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
33,936
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
33,428
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
30,738
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
29,456
Samsung SSD PM981a NVMe 256GB
17,129
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung SSD PM981a NVMe 256GB
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1729048 - Jan 25 2023
13513
BL1727783 - Jan 23 2023
15717
BL1727630 - Jan 23 2023
13463
BL1727563 - Jan 23 2023
17696
BL1726764 - Jan 22 2023
15365