Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive208% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 28 '17 at 19:47
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User TUN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 513
QC Mixed 527
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 758
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 414
Parallax 469
133% 431 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 407
Splatting 257
132% 303 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 133%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$115
70GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
208% Outstanding
Read 2,469
Write 878
Mixed 1,097
323% 1,481 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 24.6
112% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 598
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 18.1
141% 334 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 208%
Great: 264%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
307GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 100
Write 90.8
Mixed 97.3
72% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.47
124% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$184
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 31.4
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 42.2
SC Mixed 31.2
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
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 9,872 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,137
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