Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:08
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-7600K-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 528
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 564
MC Mixed 519
79% 527 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Lighting 25.3
Reflection 31.8
Parallax 27.1
8% 28.1 fps
MRender 26.5
Gravity 22.8
Splatting 39.9
12% 29.7 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 10%
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 977 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.8.1
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
63.8% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 149
Parallax 258
66% 199 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 155
Splatting 168
62% 148 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin ECO2 240GB-$109
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 204 224 150 121 97 MB/s
Performing below potential (96th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
75.6% Very good
Read 255
Write 225
Mixed 118
SusWrite 157
42% 189 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 38.4
153% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 160
133% 189 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 74%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
478GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 185 186 189 189 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 186
Mixed 36
SusWrite 187
107% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$88
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 132 140 141 138 141 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 57.8
Write 107
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 138
66% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.4
169% 2 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$32
451GB free
Firmware: CC3E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 83 86 86 87 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 80.4
Write 65
Mixed 50.9
SusWrite 84.9
52% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
166% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 71%
Seagate BUP BK 4TB
358GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 105 106 107 107 110 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 66.7
Write 88.2
Mixed 76
SusWrite 104
62% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.6
171% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 68%
WD My Book 1230 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 100 101 101 102 99 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 96.9
Write 99.9
Mixed 76.6
SusWrite 100
127% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
112% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 42.8
MC Mixed 35.8
110% 38.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 42.7
SC Mixed 29.4
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
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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 10,643 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: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,105
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Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $172SanDisk 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 $191SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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