Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics49.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive53.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:50
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 145
116% 146 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 491
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 732
MC Float 832
MC Mixed 791
117% 785 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 285-$189
Asus(1043 0486) 2GB
CLim: 1060 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
49.3% Average
Lighting 150
Reflection 144
Parallax 189
51% 161 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 130
Splatting 94.6
48% 112 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
21GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 499
Write 93.9
Mixed 128
52% 240 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 10.1
86% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 24.8
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 22.7
31% 53.7 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 65%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
33GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 136
Write 138
Mixed 126
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.34
129% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 28.6
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 31.7
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
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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 3,460 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,102
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