Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime16 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 00:31
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 133
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 521
QC Mixed 503
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 719
MC Float 819
MC Mixed 778
115% 772 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
MaxC: 1949 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Lighting 241
Reflection 206
Parallax 219
70% 222 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 223
Splatting 170
81% 182 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$140
265GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 462
Write 309
Mixed 328
81% 366 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 25
108% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 45
98% 204 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$119
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 167
Mixed 134
117% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.25
93% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 32.1
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
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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 1,045 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,042
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