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Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU

Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU MZALQ512HBLU

The 512 GB Samsung SSD PM991a or MZALQ512HBLU is a PCIe 3.0 x4 based, M.2 2242 type solid state drive. The NVMe drive's transfer rates are mid-tier by H1 2021 standards.

TypeSSD
SizeM.2 2242
Capacity512 GB
InterfaceNVMe
Announced13.12.2021

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - DiskSpd
25.7 pt (35%)
64 GB eMMC Flash -91%
...
ESO512GYLCT -2%
Kingston OM8PCP31024F -2%
SK Hynix HFM512GD3JX013N 0%
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ 0%
SK Hynix PC711 1TB HFS001TDE9X073N 2%
Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G 3%
2x Micron 2200S 512 GB (RAID 0) 4%
...
0%
100%
AS SSD - Copy Game
min: 567     avg: 966     median: 857 (14%)     max: 1475 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy Program
min: 195.9     avg: 340.3     median: 310 (12%)     max: 515 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy ISO
min: 1438     avg: 1574     median: 1521 (14%)     max: 1762.9 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Total
min: 2863     avg: 3072     median: 3116 (33%)     max: 3191 Points
AS SSD - Score Write
min: 1140     avg: 1216     median: 1217 (21%)     max: 1289 Points
AS SSD - Score Read
min: 1168     avg: 1259     median: 1281 (35%)     max: 1307 Points
AS SSD - Access Time Write *
min: 0.029     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.101 ms
AS SSD - Access Time Read *
min: 0.086     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.194 ms
AS SSD - 4K-64 Write
min: 848.57     avg: 933     median: 933.3 (18%)     max: 1016 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Read
min: 858.11     avg: 947     median: 968.5 (33%)     max: 994.27 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Read
min: 43.59     avg: 44.6     median: 44.7 (14%)     max: 45.38 MB/s
AS SSD - Sequential Write
min: 1364     avg: 1569     median: 1610 (19%)     max: 1691.36 MB/s
AS SSD - Sequential Read
min: 2635     avg: 2672     median: 2663.8 (27%)     max: 2725 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K QD32 Write
276.5 MB/s (33%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K QD32 Read
504 MB/s (47%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K Write
142.5 MB/s (16%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K Read
39.2 MB/s (1%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 512K Write
1212 MB/s (28%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 512K Read
1617 MB/s (54%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Sequential Write
1591 MB/s (37%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Sequential Read
1975 MB/s (48%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write 4K
min: 136.5     avg: 139.8     median: 139.8 (13%)     max: 143.1 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read 4K
min: 47.89     avg: 48.5     median: 48.5 (1%)     max: 49.06 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5 Write Seq
min: 1522     avg: 1559     median: 1558.5 (8%)     max: 1595 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5 Read Seq
min: 1856     avg: 1933     median: 1933 (23%)     max: 2010 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1
min: 349.8     avg: 396.1     median: 396.1 (15%)     max: 442.3 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1
min: 459.9     avg: 506     median: 506.5 (8%)     max: 553 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1
min: 1605     avg: 1615     median: 1615 (16%)     max: 1625 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1
min: 2680     avg: 2683     median: 2683 (21%)     max: 2686 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 6 Write 4K Q8T8
1190 MB/s (24%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 6 Read 4K Q8T8
1057 MB/s (16%)
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q1t1_write
min: 133     avg: 138.8     median: 139.1 (33%)     max: 144 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q32t16_read
min: 1032     avg: 1060     median: 1063.5 (24%)     max: 1079 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd seq_write
min: 1546     avg: 1578     median: 1580.5 (20%)     max: 1604 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd seq_read
min: 1824     avg: 1936     median: 1965.5 (35%)     max: 1989 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd seq_q8t1_write
min: 1564     avg: 1586     median: 1591.5 (16%)     max: 1597 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd seq_q8t1_read
min: 2520     avg: 2612     median: 2632 (20%)     max: 2665 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd Loop seq_q8t1_read
min: 2524     avg: 2565     median: 2555.5 (19%)     max: 2624 MB/s
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