Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive203% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 07:16
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 508
113% 501 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 746
MC Mixed 712
105% 702 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 291
Parallax 316
98% 308 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 287
Splatting 234
103% 241 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$204
175GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 501
Mixed 519
115% 516 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 47.4
173% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 171
178% 293 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 121%
Great: 125%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$586
112GB free
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
203% Outstanding
Read 1,757
Write 791
Mixed 1,164
272% 1,238 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 53.7
208% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 665
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 216
227% 386 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 203%
Great: 272%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
380GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 164
Write 131
Mixed 124
104% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.36
137% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$210
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 28.2
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 31.7
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
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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 6,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,152
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