Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 153%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 Drive296% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:18
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 (55th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 489
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 786
MC Mixed 757
112% 747 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$485
MaxC: 2025 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 469
Reflection 409
Parallax 471
141% 450 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 435
Splatting 260
129% 314 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 142%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$618
587GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
296% Outstanding
Read 2,208
Write 1,742
Mixed 1,665
416% 1,872 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 74.1
259% 95.7 MB/s
DQ Read 585
DQ Write 374
DQ Mixed 227
237% 395 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 296%
Great: 328%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$220
4TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 243
Mixed 198
158% 210 MB/s
4K Read 4.34
4K Write 3.31
4K Mixed 0.29
274% 2.65 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 125%
Great: 127%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 32.8
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 46
SC Mixed 32.7
97% 33.9 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 129%
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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 1,568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,012
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $114SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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