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Samsung PM991 MZALQ512HALU

The 512 GB Samsung SSD PM991 or MZALQ512HALU is a PCIe 3.0 x4 based, M.2 type solid state drive. The NVMe drive's transfer rates are entry-level to mid-tier by H1 2020 standards according to CrystalDiskMark.

Notebookcheck says:

... The SSD is connected via an NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 connection and performs great in our benchmarks - Dell XPS 15 9560 Laptop Review | March 2017

TypeSSD
SizeM.2 2280
Capacity512 GB
Interface
Announced08.01.2020

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - DiskSpd
30.7 pt (35%)
AS SSD - Copy Game
min: 681.1     avg: 924     median: 944.8 (16%)     max: 1148.34 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy Program
min: 276.17     avg: 453     median: 467.5 (17%)     max: 581.95 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy ISO
min: 981.59     avg: 1310     median: 1287 (35%)     max: 1542.7 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Total
min: 2286     avg: 2648     median: 2739 (32%)     max: 2771 Points
AS SSD - Score Write
min: 708     avg: 1032     median: 1108 (26%)     max: 1125 Points
AS SSD - Score Read
min: 1063     avg: 1091     median: 1100 (39%)     max: 1106 Points
AS SSD - Access Time Write *
min: 0.021     avg: 0     median: 0 (0%)     max: 0.078 ms
AS SSD - Access Time Read *
min: 0.065     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.119 ms
AS SSD - 4K-64 Write
min: 485.05     avg: 782     median: 834.6 (22%)     max: 872.28 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Read
min: 830.47     avg: 853     median: 857.7 (37%)     max: 865.5 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Write
min: 100.81     avg: 144     median: 132.8 (1%)     max: 183.39 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Read
min: 32.37     avg: 46.2     median: 47.1 (18%)     max: 49.96 MB/s
AS SSD - Sequential Write
min: 801.91     avg: 1058     median: 959 (23%)     max: 1268.17 MB/s
AS SSD - Sequential Read
min: 1705.93     avg: 1917     median: 1942.6 (35%)     max: 2011.91 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K QD32 Write
525 MB/s (69%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K QD32 Read
387 MB/s (41%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K Write
139 MB/s (16%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 4K Read
52.6 MB/s (1%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 512K Write
1187 MB/s (28%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - 512K Read
1076 MB/s (45%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Sequential Write
1118 MB/s (26%)
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Sequential Read
1622 MB/s (47%)
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write 4K
min: 102.8     avg: 127     median: 127.7 (12%)     max: 145.4 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read 4K
min: 37.55     avg: 44.7     median: 45.5 (1%)     max: 52.25 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5 Write Seq
min: 946.1     avg: 1165     median: 1220 (27%)     max: 1333 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5 Read Seq
min: 1145     avg: 1496     median: 1564.5 (29%)     max: 1615 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1
min: 381.8     avg: 452     median: 437.2 (26%)     max: 591.6 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1
min: 335.5     avg: 423     median: 397.7 (25%)     max: 528.1 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1
min: 1315.2     avg: 1395     median: 1389 (25%)     max: 1456 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6 - CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1
min: 2085     avg: 2299     median: 2340.4 (26%)     max: 2365 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q1t1_write
min: 67.8     avg: 121     median: 125.2 (42%)     max: 155 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q1t1_read
min: 36.3     avg: 45.7     median: 46.8 (17%)     max: 55 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q32t16_write
min: 378.47     avg: 662     median: 538 (16%)     max: 958 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd 4k_q32t16_read
min: 696     avg: 878     median: 954 (31%)     max: 957.1 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd seq_write
min: 1004.75     avg: 1157     median: 1173 (27%)     max: 1318 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd seq_read
min: 1232.5     avg: 1512     median: 1568 (37%)     max: 1678 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd seq_q8t1_write
min: 1264     avg: 1359     median: 1359 (23%)     max: 1422.92 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd seq_q8t1_read
min: 2036     avg: 2287     median: 2325 (34%)     max: 2365 MB/s
DiskSpd - DiskSpd Loop seq_q8t1_read
min: 1763.22     avg: 2151     median: 2211.2 (33%)     max: 2357 MB/s
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