Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 104%, 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 Drive111% 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.
Run History
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MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:01
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 153
122% 152 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 491
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 740
MC Float 873
MC Mixed 814
121% 809 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2952 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 545
Reflection 504
Parallax 611
176% 553 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 535
Splatting 278
161% 362 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 167%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
119GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 392
Mixed 410
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 47.7
176% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 121
135% 230 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 111%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 27.1
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 35.7
SC Mixed 28.8
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 104%
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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 6,186 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,140
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HDDRAMUSB
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