Average Bench: 68.5% (669th of 1058)

Based on 1,442 user benchmarks.  Model: Maxtor Z1 SSD 240GB

Above average average bench

The Maxtor Z1 SSD 240GB averaged 31.4% 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 165MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Maxtor Z1 SSD 240GB is 43.2%. 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 147MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 225MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,442 samples)
Min Avg Max
287 Read 351 449
103 Write 225 382
112 Mixed 263 348
56.3 SusWrite 147 199
55% 247 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 4K Read 28.5 37
26.7 4K Write 63.5 92.5
10.7 4K Mixed 28.7 40.4
114% 40.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.2 DQ Read 245 306
73.8 DQ Write 250 318
22.8 DQ Mixed 165 207
147% 220 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STKSF010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 172 164 167 168 168 MB/s
Read 324
Write 241
Mixed 312
SusWrite 173
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 39.4
150% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 202
178% 266 MB/s
142GB free
Firmware: STKSF011
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 150 152 160 159 161 MB/s
Read 344
Write 257
Mixed 256
SusWrite 186
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 37.8
144% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 202
179% 268 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STKSF010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 133 156 149 161 154 MB/s
Read 341
Write 242
Mixed 312
SusWrite 158
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 38.6
148% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 202
177% 262 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,552,892 SSDs tested.

Typical Z1 SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 4,850 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 73%
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: $550

Popular Z1 SSD 240GB compatible motherboards:

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5 months ago.

its slow like a hardrive but boot time is decent


1 month ago.

While it may be recent , there are definitely better ssds around for loading applications and as far as storage space goes . Boot drive is reasonable however .

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