Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 91.4%, 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 Drive227% 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)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 12:08
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 128
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 447
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 727
MC Mixed 690
102% 685 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
Zotac(19DA 1425) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 316
Parallax 307
103% 324 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 388
Splatting 235
125% 285 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 116%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
120GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 2,590
Write 1,102
Mixed 1,228
359% 1,640 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 29.4
180% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 54.9
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 23.5
37% 68.4 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 227%
Great: 265%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$199
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)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 160
Mixed 116
111% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.38
4K Write 7.74
4K Mixed 0.6
268% 3.24 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 81%
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 (53rd percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 116
Write 146
Mixed 142
102% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 5.42
4K Mixed 0.61
193% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 94%
WD My Passport 259F 3TB
452GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 111
Write 110
Mixed 76.7
124% 99.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.14
64% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 45.3%
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 (74th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 29.8
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 40.9
SC Mixed 30
88% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 98.4%
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 6,227 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,132
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