Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 98.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory2.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime25.7 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:22
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 144
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 471
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 718
MC Float 820
MC Mixed 764
115% 768 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 243
Reflection 201
Parallax 216
72% 220 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 218
Splatting 171
77% 180 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 148 58 57 57 57 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 461
Mixed 375
SusWrite 134
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 56.6
184% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 102%
Great: 132%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
310GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 109 109 109 109 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 132
Write 110
Mixed 92.3
SusWrite 108
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 88%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$12
28GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 22 22 19 13 13 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
18.1% Very poor
Read 35.5
Write 21.3
Mixed 24.5
SusWrite 18.5
32% 25 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 3.2
213% 3.6 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3091 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 28.1
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 36.8
SC Mixed 31
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 102%
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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 10,745 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: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,054
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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