Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 96.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics38.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive175% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory53.6 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime32.6 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 13:52
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-7700K-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 463
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 754
112% 750 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$149
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
38.7% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 83.4
Parallax 123
37% 109 fps
MRender 81.7
Gravity 114
Splatting 85.2
42% 93.8 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
314GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 1,360
Write 1,132
Mixed 1,196
274% 1,229 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 31.8
139% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 46.7
DQ Write 395
DQ Mixed 29.8
80% 157 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 175%
Great: 275%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 153
Mixed 155
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.22
106% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 173%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.4
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 112%
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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 3,057 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 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,076
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