Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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 Drive275% 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.
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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:15
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-7600K-$224
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 534
QC Float 568
QC Mixed 555
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 567
MC Mixed 548
82% 551 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 369
Parallax 380
116% 381 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 393
Splatting 244
123% 291 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 120%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$234
316GB free
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
275% Outstanding
Read 2,822
Write 1,348
Mixed 1,415
408% 1,862 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 45
230% 86.9 MB/s
DQ Read 59.4
DQ Write 456
DQ Mixed 222
182% 246 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 275%
Great: 280%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3000-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 29.4
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 29.7
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 100%
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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 2,989 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,065
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