Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
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 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive72.7% 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.
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 16:06
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-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 i7-7700K-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 155
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 556
QC Float 598
QC Mixed 561
130% 572 Pts
MC Int 780
MC Float 891
MC Mixed 846
125% 839 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 113%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 303
Parallax 354
104% 333 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 301
Splatting 227
109% 245 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$89
194GB free
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 480
Write 315
Mixed 287
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 29
4K Mixed 18.4
74% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 43.3
91% 192 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
437GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 152
Write 144
Mixed 146
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.29
4K Write 2.37
4K Mixed 0.33
134% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 107%
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 way above expectations (86th percentile)
80% Very good
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 22.3
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 25.6
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 80%
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 3,017 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 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,078
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