Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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 (99%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 06 '21 at 00:06
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 99%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$197
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
57% Above average
Memory 66.2
1-Core 59.6
2-Core 113
49% 79.5 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 314
39% 292 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 57%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$155
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.47
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
24.6% Poor
Lighting 32
Reflection 41.3
Parallax 24.3
26% 32.5 fps
MRender 22.8
Gravity 29.7
Splatting 25.1
23% 25.9 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix BC501 HFM128GDJTNG-8310A 128GB
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 107 104 101 99 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 626
Write 121
Mixed 184
SusWrite 103
56% 258 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 19.4
73% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 133
104% 144 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 133%
Samsung PM830 128GB
6GB free
Firmware: CXM07L1Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 24.1
Write 131
Mixed 26.5
14% 60.4 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 22.6
4K Mixed 7.4
39% 13.8 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 28
DQ Mixed 35.8
55% 112 MB/s
Poor: 45% Great: 74%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$128
367GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 141 141 142 142 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 142
Write 101
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 142
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.4
421% 3 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS824A.C8FHD1 Corsair CMV8GX4M1A2400C16 075D IRH2400D464L17S/4G 075D IRH2400D464L17S/4G 24GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
53.1% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.5
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 10.8
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 12,476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,118
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