Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 94.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics167% 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 Drive253% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 14:53
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$329
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 138
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 456
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 758
MC Mixed 693
107% 713 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 525
Reflection 539
Parallax 626
174% 563 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 530
Splatting 289
162% 366 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 167%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 2,667
Write 1,264
Mixed 1,314
384% 1,748 MB/s
4K Read 62.1
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 30.3
219% 85.2 MB/s
DQ Read 64.3
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 31.2
52% 96 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 253%
Great: 235%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$109
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 145
Write 175
Mixed 181
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 3.93
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.24
234% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB-$310
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 24.2
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.4
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.5%
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 11,278 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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,073
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $145Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i7-7700K $329AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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