Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive248% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:44
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 476
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 730
MC Float 821
MC Mixed 793
117% 782 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
71% Very good
Lighting 219
Reflection 195
Parallax 207
66% 207 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 208
Splatting 164
74% 174 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
174GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 2,863
Write 1,105
Mixed 1,324
385% 1,764 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 27.6
211% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 61.1
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 27.4
48% 90.4 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 248%
Great: 269%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
50.3% Above average
Read 84.3
Write 90.6
Mixed 88.2
66% 87.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.19
100% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$149
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
85.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.5
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 98%
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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 5,435 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 - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,083
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