Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics114% 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 Drive224% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 11:34
Run Duration283 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-7700-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 126
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 432
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 636
MC Float 703
MC Mixed 664
100% 668 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Zotac(19DA 1425) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 347
Reflection 314
Parallax 300
102% 320 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 378
Splatting 234
122% 279 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 114%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
119GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
224% Outstanding
Read 2,504
Write 1,104
Mixed 1,247
355% 1,619 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 23.1
162% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 53.4
DQ Write 383
DQ Mixed 233
175% 223 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 224%
Great: 268%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$220
5TB free
Firmware: AR15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 127
Write 180
Mixed 74.2
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.96
4K Mixed 0.57
195% 1.98 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 82%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$152
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 136
Write 135
Mixed 140
104% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.63
195% 2.15 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 94%
WD My Passport 259F 3TB
452GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 111
Write 107
Mixed 65.6
117% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 0.41
4K Mixed 0.09
17% 0.21 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 49%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 16GB
12GB free, PID a209
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
8.64% Terrible
Read 35.8
Write 9.21
Mixed 11.4
19% 18.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.01
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.004
23% 2.01 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.64%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3007 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 28.2
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 40.9
SC Mixed 26.5
85% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 106%
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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 6,114 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,177
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