Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime23.1 Days
Run DateJun 08 '18 at 18:51
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 131
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 132
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 396
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 772
MC Mixed 724
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 209
Parallax 221
72% 223 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 217
Splatting 172
77% 180 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 406
Mixed 411
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 46.7
180% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 113
137% 241 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 114%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
968GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 112
Write 130
Mixed 127
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.22
98% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Avexir DDR4-2400 CL16 8GB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 21.5
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 23.8
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 10,750 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,099
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $360Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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