Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, 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 Drive78% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 16:02
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 155
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 546
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 772
MC Float 888
MC Mixed 845
125% 835 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 111%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 303
Parallax 317
103% 321 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 302
Splatting 234
106% 247 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$90
194GB free
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 486
Write 313
Mixed 257
78% 352 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 19.7
101% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 82.5
DQ Mixed 8.68
60% 145 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
437GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 149
Write 135
Mixed 145
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.24
127% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 22.5
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.5
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 85%
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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 5,322 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: $1,127
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