Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 94.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics116% 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 Drive233% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory29.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 12:01
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 133
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 465
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 726
MC Mixed 703
103% 691 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
Zotac(19DA 1425) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 316
Parallax 309
103% 324 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 390
Splatting 238
126% 287 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 116%
Great: 144%
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 above expectations (63rd percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 2,633
Write 1,102
Mixed 1,220
361% 1,652 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 34.8
191% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 55.3
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 22.8
37% 69 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 233%
Great: 269%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$200
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 (100th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 172
Mixed 92.2
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.38
4K Write 7.43
4K Mixed 0.54
255% 3.12 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 98%
Great: 88%
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 above expectations (85th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 152
Write 150
Mixed 131
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.6
190% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 94%
WD My Passport 259F 3TB
452GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 110
Write 109
Mixed 77.5
124% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.15
61% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 49%
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 (79th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 30.3
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 29.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 99.6%
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 5,327 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,122
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