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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: 544.44

Overall Rank:  2874

Last Price Change:  $26.45 USD (2023-08-05)

Average Drive Rating
14401
Samples: 2542

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe

Sequential Read2,461 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,078 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)665 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD166 MBytes/Sec
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 20th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850X NVMe 2000GB
52,412
Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB
50,754
Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB
49,135
WD BLACK SN850X NVMe 1000GB
48,128
KINGSTON SFYRS1000G
46,130
KINGSTON KC3000 1TB
45,833
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
42,781
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
42,368
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
39,486
Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
14,401
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung PM981 256GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL2101339 - May 15 2024
18243
BL2101288 - May 15 2024
12310
BL2100998 - May 14 2024
17427
BL2100976 - May 14 2024
16560
BL2100552 - May 14 2024
15241