Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive215% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 00:59
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 537
QC Mixed 501
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 729
110% 734 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1463 MHz, MLim: 1757 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
76% Very good
Lighting 250
Reflection 216
Parallax 233
76% 233 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 215
Splatting 150
76% 177 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$433
659GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 1,516
Write 1,046
Mixed 1,161
275% 1,241 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 52.2
224% 79.8 MB/s
DQ Read 627
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 214
241% 415 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 215%
Great: 286%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 32.8
107% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 34.2
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 107%
Great: 104%
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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 3,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,111
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HDDRAMUSB
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