Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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.
Graphics96.1% 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 Drive40.2% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 23:08
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 498
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 788
MC Mixed 749
111% 741 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$386
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 280
Parallax 300
93% 294 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 275
Splatting 218
98% 230 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$149
73GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 488
Write 333
Mixed 295
82% 372 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 11.9
106% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 41.1
96% 202 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 85%
SanDisk U110 128GB-$69
13GB free
Firmware: U221000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 422
Write 253
Mixed 261
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 3.36
4K Mixed 5.54
26% 6.83 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 48%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
16GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Read 65
Write 55.3
Mixed 58.7
45% 59.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.12
42% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.3% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 21.3
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.4
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 88%
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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 4,786 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: $1,083
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