Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.2% 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)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 23:12
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i7-6700K-$327
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 439
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 746
MC Mixed 718
106% 706 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$269
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Lighting 241
Reflection 205
Parallax 218
72% 221 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 219
Splatting 168
77% 180 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$111
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 467
Write 308
Mixed 338
82% 371 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 25.6
110% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 45.6
97% 201 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$97
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 99.6
Write 103
Mixed 71.3
68% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.23
87% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.3% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.6
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 19.8
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 108%
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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 11,386 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,109
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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