Average Bench: 69.4% (660th of 1058)

Based on 1,372 user benchmarks.  Model: Maxtor Z1 SSD 240GB

Above average average bench

The Maxtor Z1 SSD 240GB averaged 30.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 167MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Maxtor Z1 SSD 240GB is 46.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Maxtor Z1 SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 150MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 229MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,372 samples)
Min Avg Max
286 Read 342 461
110 Write 229 391
138 Mixed 258 346
66.6 SusWrite 150 203
54.7% 245 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 29.2 37
25.4 4K Write 65.6 91.2
9.5 4K Mixed 29 40.7
116% 41.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
114 DQ Read 254 297
54.5 DQ Write 254 319
22.8 DQ Mixed 167 206
150% 225 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STKSF011
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 144 147 152 154 155 MB/s
Read 301
Write 233
Mixed 230
SusWrite 167
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 30.1
111% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 200
179% 269 MB/s
113GB free
Firmware: STKSF011
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 144 145 149 146 147 MB/s
Read 312
Write 195
Mixed 208
SusWrite 175
50% 222 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 27.3
4K Mixed 16.1
68% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 99.6
DQ Write 57
DQ Mixed 87.4
63% 81.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,051,966 SSDs tested.

Typical Z1 SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 4,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 74%
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus TUF B365M-PLUS GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $529

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2 months ago.

its slow like a hardrive but boot time is decent

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