Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.6% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive86.7% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 03:37
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
90% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 423
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 751
110% 740 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 90%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4565
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
9.6% Terrible
Lighting 24.4
Reflection 31.4
Parallax 25.2
8% 27 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 20.9
Splatting 38.1
11% 27.7 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.6%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 240GB-$199
193GB free
Firmware: RG21 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 511
Write 252
Mixed 332
80% 365 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 17.5
138% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 65.4
102% 195 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 25.8
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 108%
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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 5,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,080
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