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PM981 1TB Phoenix NVMe 1.2 M.2 SSD OEM, MZVLB1T0HALR
Discontinued
PM981 512GB Phoenix NVMe 1.2 M.2 SSD OEM, MZVLB512HAJQ
Discontinued
PM981 256GB Phoenix NVMe 1.2 M.2 SSD OEM, MZVLB256HAHQ
Discontinued
PM981 2TB Phoenix NVMe 1.2 M.2 SSD OEM, MZVLB2T0HMLB
Discontinued
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Samsung PM981 Phoenix NVMe 1.2 M.2 Solid State Drives

The PM981 M.2 Solid State Drives are Samsung’s latest SSDs that have exceptionally fast read and write speeds thanks to the new Phoenix controller.

The PM981 is fully consist of semiconductor device and using NAND Flash Memory which has a high reliability and a high technology in a small form factor for using a SSD and supporting Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) 3.0 interface standard up to 4 lanes shows much faster performance than previous SATA SSDs.

The PM981 provides 256GB, 512GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities. It’s sequential performance is up to 3,200MB/s for read operation and 2,400MB/s for write operation by 4 lanes. It’s random performance is up to 380k IOPS for read and 440k IOPS for write operation by 4 lanes. It could also provide rugged features with an extreme environment with a high MTBF.


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SpecificationsPM981 1TB M.2PM981 256GB M.2PM981 2TB M.2PM981 512GB M.2
Model NumberMZVLB1T0HALR MZVLB256HAHQ MZVLB2T0HMLB MZVLB512HAJQ
Usage ApplicationClient PCs (Ultra-thin PCs compatible) Client PCs (Ultra-thin PCs compatible) Client PCs (Ultra-thin PCs compatible) Client PCs (Ultra-thin PCs compatible)
Capacity1TB 256GB 2TB 512GB
Dimensions (LxWxH)80 x 22 x 3.7 (mm) 80 x 22 x 3.7 (mm) 80 x 22 x 3.7 (mm) 80 x 22 x 3.7 (mm)
InterfacePCIe Gen3 32Gb/s x4 PCIe Gen3 32Gb/s x4 PCIe Gen3 32Gb/s x4 PCIe Gen3 32Gb/s x4
Form FactorM.2 M.2 M.2 M.2
Key ID TypeM (PCIe ×4 and SATA) M (PCIe ×4 and SATA) M (PCIe ×4 and SATA) M (PCIe ×4 and SATA)
Bytes per Sector512 Bytes 512 Bytes 512 Bytes 512 Bytes
Host Controller InterfaceNVMe 1.2 NVMe 1.2 NVMe 1.2 NVMe 1.2
ControllerSamsung Phoenix Samsung Phoenix Samsung Phoenix Samsung Phoenix
Sequential Read3200 MB/s Max 2800 MB/s Max ? MB/s Max 3000 MB/s Max
Sequential Write2400 MB/s Max 1100 MB/s Max ? MB/s Max 1800 MB/s Max
4KB Random Read380,000 IOPS Max 250,000 IOPS Max ? IOPS Max 270,000 IOPS Max
4KB Random Write440,000 IOPS Max 180,000 IOPS Max ? IOPS Max 420,000 IOPS Max
TRIM SupportYes (Requires OS Support) Yes (Requires OS Support) Yes (Requires OS Support) Yes (Requires OS Support)
WeightMax. 10g Max. 10g Max. 10g Max. 10g
ReliabilityMTBF 1.5 million hours MTBF 1.5 million hours MTBF 1.5 million hours MTBF 1.5 million hours
Power Saving ModesL1.2 and APST/ASPM L1.2 and APST/ASPM L1.2 and APST/ASPM L1.2 and APST/ASPM
Power ConsumptionActive 5.9W, Idle 30mW, L1.2 5mW Active 5.9W, Idle 30mW, L1.2 5mW Active 5.9W, Idle 30mW, L1.2 5mW Active 5.9W, Idle 30mW, L1.2 5mW
TemperatureOperating 0°C to 70°C Non-Operating -40°C to 85°C Operating 0°C to 70°C Non-Operating -40°C to 85°C Operating 0°C to 70°C Non-Operating -40°C to 85°C Operating 0°C to 70°C Non-Operating -40°C to 85°C
Humidity5% to 95%, non-condensing 5% to 95%, non-condensing 5% to 95%, non-condensing 5% to 95%, non-condensing
Vibration Non-Operating 20G Non-Operating 20G Non-Operating 20G Non-Operating 20G
ShockNon-Operating 1500G Non-Operating 1500G Non-Operating 1500G Non-Operating 1500G
MTBF1.5 Million Hours 1.5 Million Hours 1.5 Million Hours 1.5 Million Hours
Warranty24 months 24 months 24 months 24 months
SpecificationsPM981 1TB M.2PM981 256GB M.2PM981 2TB M.2PM981 512GB M.2
Model NumberMZVLB1T0HALR MZVLB256HAHQ MZVLB2T0HMLB MZVLB512HAJQ
Usage ApplicationClient PCs (Ultra-thin PCs compatible)
Capacity1TB 256GB 2TB 512GB
Dimensions (LxWxH)80 x 22 x 3.7 (mm)
InterfacePCIe Gen3 32Gb/s x4
Form FactorM.2
Key ID TypeM (PCIe ×4 and SATA)
Bytes per Sector512 Bytes
Host Controller InterfaceNVMe 1.2
ControllerSamsung Phoenix
Sequential Read3200 MB/s Max 2800 MB/s Max ? MB/s Max 3000 MB/s Max
Sequential Write2400 MB/s Max 1100 MB/s Max ? MB/s Max 1800 MB/s Max
4KB Random Read380,000 IOPS Max 250,000 IOPS Max ? IOPS Max 270,000 IOPS Max
4KB Random Write440,000 IOPS Max 180,000 IOPS Max ? IOPS Max 420,000 IOPS Max
TRIM SupportYes (Requires OS Support)
WeightMax. 10g
ReliabilityMTBF 1.5 million hours
Power Saving ModesL1.2 and APST/ASPM
Power ConsumptionActive 5.9W, Idle 30mW, L1.2 5mW
TemperatureOperating 0°C to 70°C Non-Operating -40°C to 85°C
Humidity5% to 95%, non-condensing
Vibration Non-Operating 20G
ShockNon-Operating 1500G
MTBF1.5 Million Hours
Warranty24 months

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