Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161011
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:11
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 519
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 507
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 703
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 758
113% 753 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$235
MaxC: 1974 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 204
Parallax 222
69% 220 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 219
Splatting 166
80% 179 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$94
92GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 403
Mixed 412
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 34.8
155% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 42.3
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 23.3
33% 58.3 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
926GB 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 (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 177
Mixed 165
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.94
4K Mixed 0.31
135% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
56.8% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.2
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 20.8
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 105%
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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 973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,039
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