Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics137% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive234% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (73%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 09 '21 at 15:29
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU 73%
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 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Memory 82.8
1-Core 122
2-Core 255
86% 153 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 495
66% 488 Pts
64-Core 489
33% 489 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 180
Reflection 172
Parallax 175
146% 176 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 152
Splatting 125
127% 155 fps
Poor: 112%
This bench: 137%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$100
508GB free
Firmware: P2CR031 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 791 1143 1086 92 92 206 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 1,120
Write 1,303
Mixed 1,171
SusWrite 568
234% 1,041 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 204
4K Mixed 82.3
298% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 714
DQ Write 1,527
DQ Mixed 879
738% 1,040 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 221%
Great: 283%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$66
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 628 307 307 307 305 305 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 2,022
Write 1,421
Mixed 777
SusWrite 360
253% 1,145 MB/s
4K Read 57
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 59
262% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,104
DQ Write 1,256
DQ Mixed 821
718% 1,060 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 234%
Great: 234%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$32
335GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 114 115 115 116 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 114
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
826GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 138 140 143 143 144 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 173
Mixed 116
SusWrite 141
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
76.5% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 24.4
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 31.2
SC Mixed 20.8
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 75.6
53% 75.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 12,011 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,132
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