Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive84.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:04
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 as expected (58th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 502
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 774
MC Mixed 742
110% 734 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 311
Parallax 323
97% 320 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 300
Splatting 238
110% 248 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$160
368GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 476
Write 332
Mixed 337
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 26.5
109% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 47.9
97% 199 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 86%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$113
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 155
Write 192
Mixed 166
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.88
4K Mixed 0.47
146% 1.44 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.2% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 20
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 21.9
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 106%
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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 3,024 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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