Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 98.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 22:47
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i5-7600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 520
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 506
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 524
78% 524 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 208
Parallax 223
72% 223 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 215
Splatting 172
77% 180 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
409GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 401
Mixed 413
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 51.2
171% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 132
147% 253 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 112%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$70
617GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 169
Mixed 153
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.25
76% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 29.2
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 31.1
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 100%
Great: 102%
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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 4,074 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,120
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $295AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $119
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $18
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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