Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 96.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:50
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 504
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 505
76% 508 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 307
Reflection 298
Parallax 341
99% 316 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 284
Splatting 223
101% 237 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
537GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 168
Mixed 142
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.31
113% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 2400 C15 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 24.9
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 23.4
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 86%
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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 11,352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,089
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