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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:  604

Last Price Change:  NA

Average Drive Rating
17389
Samples: 1143

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

Sequential Read2,254 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,558 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)1,010 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD171 MBytes/Sec
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Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 27th of June 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
41,635
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
40,788
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
39,033
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
37,285
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
37,107
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
33,390
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
32,249
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
30,483
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
30,068
Samsung SSD PM981a NVMe 256GB
17,389
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 27th of June 2022 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
268.76
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
225.98
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
217.36
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
116.60
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
48.87
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 SSD PM981a NVMe 256GB
0.00
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung SSD PM981a NVMe 256GB
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1586641 - Jun 26 2022
10404
BL1586472 - Jun 25 2022
12304
BL1586104 - Jun 24 2022
11167
BL1585911 - Jun 24 2022
13873
BL1585894 - Jun 24 2022
16875