Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics111% 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.
Boot Drive70.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:18
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-$335
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
57.4% Above average
SC Int 46.9
SC Float 59.5
SC Mixed 57.4
44% 54.6 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 305
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 636
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 592
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$104
Zotac(19DA 2471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 307
Reflection 326
Parallax 392
104% 342 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 406
Splatting 218
117% 262 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 111%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$63
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 127 80 32 76 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 393
Write 186
Mixed 218
SusWrite 100
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 32.7
107% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 248
209% 305 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 103%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
429GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 118 120 120 120 119 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 114
Write 123
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 119
70% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
347% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$26
332GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 114 115 115 116 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 115
Write 108
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 114
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D240FSE.16FBD 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.8% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 11
36% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 6
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 179
22% 179 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 47%
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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 11,387 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,109
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