Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit, ,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 14:21
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-6400-$182
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.3% Very good
SC Int 98.5
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 387
88% 386 Pts
MC Int 373
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 387
58% 388 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
Asus(1043 85B6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
72.8% Very good
Lighting 225
Reflection 200
Parallax 209
68% 212 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 214
Splatting 169
76% 178 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST500LM030-1RK17D 500GB
435GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 108
Write 94.7
Mixed 68.1
67% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 0.81
4K Mixed 0.12
43% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905678-023.A00G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
40.7% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 11.1
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 12.3
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 41%
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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 6,258 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,129
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