Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 91.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive244% 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)
Memory29.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 12:27
Run Duration282 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 126
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 447
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 728
MC Mixed 696
103% 689 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
Zotac(19DA 1425) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 348
Reflection 316
Parallax 308
100% 324 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 386
Splatting 230
119% 282 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 105%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
117GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,650
Write 1,122
Mixed 1,253
367% 1,675 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 24.3
177% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 499
DQ Mixed 255
242% 373 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 244%
Great: 264%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$214
5TB free
Firmware: AR15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 55
Write 171
Mixed 72
74% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 6.52
4K Mixed 0.61
242% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 89%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$197
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 (40th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 110
Write 143
Mixed 111
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.61
193% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73%
Great: 93%
WD My Passport 259F 3TB
452GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 106
Write 109
Mixed 91.8
131% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.14
61% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 49%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 16GB
12GB free, PID a209
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
8.82% Terrible
Read 35.2
Write 10.5
Mixed 17.7
23% 21.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.95
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.004
22% 1.99 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.82%
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 way above expectations (85th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 29.8
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 100%
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 3,040 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 71%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,080
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