Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
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 95.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 20:21
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU6%

 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 454
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 675
MC Float 772
MC Mixed 738
109% 728 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 383
Reflection 357
Parallax 355
115% 365 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 383
Splatting 250
127% 291 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 122%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+224G 240GB
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 252 272 276 80 81 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
639GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 171 172 171 170 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 153
Mixed 92.3
SusWrite 170
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$7
13GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.9 8.8 9.3 8.8 9.6 9.3 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
17.1% Very poor
Read 38.3
Write 4.2
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 8.4
19% 17.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 3.4
229% 3.7 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.1%
Great: 37%
WD My Passport 083C 996GB
73GB free, PID 083c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 104 102 104 104 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
35.3% Below average
Read 85
Write 19.5
Mixed 15.2
SusWrite 103
70% 55.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
9% 0.23 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$197
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.1% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 20.1
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 20.9
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 108%
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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 10,733 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,079
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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