Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 97.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics12.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive91.8% 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:39
Run Duration301 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 521
QC Float 542
QC Mixed 504
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 532
79% 527 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti-$250
Zotac(19DA 5194) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
12.3% Very poor
Lighting 32.9
Reflection 33.7
Parallax 29.8
10% 32.1 fps
MRender 32.1
Gravity 34.2
Splatting 34.4
14% 33.6 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 12.3%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
427GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 404
Mixed 419
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 27
134% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37.7
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 25.1
60% 117 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 118%
Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB-$90
543GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
53.1% Above average
Read 96
Write 88.9
Mixed 90.2
69% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.38
98% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 60%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA660 500GB
46GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 74.9
Write 93.1
Mixed 87.7
64% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.3
72% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 76%
Patriot Memory 32GB
4GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 230
Write 33.9
Mixed 50.6
96% 105 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 0.71
4K Mixed 0.94
119% 6.2 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$171
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 25.1
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.8%
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 6,147 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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