Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 91.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.56% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive90.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 19:12
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$304
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 433
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 669
MC Float 730
MC Mixed 689
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 22.20.16.4771
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
9.56% Terrible
Lighting 23.7
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 24.8
7% 26.1 fps
MRender 24.9
Gravity 21.7
Splatting 36.5
11% 27.7 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.56%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
234GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 401
Mixed 407
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 24.3
134% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 42.6
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 24.5
54% 104 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 118%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$45
199GB free
Firmware: 0005DEM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 96.1
Write 92.6
Mixed 83.8
68% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 0.72
4K Mixed 0.18
60% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 57%
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 above expectations (76th percentile)
98% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 27.9
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 30.6
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98%
Great: 103%
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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 4,100 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 - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,088
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HDDRAMUSB
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