Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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 Drive118% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 25 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 21 days ago, 19 days ago, 17 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 2 days ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 18 hrs ago, 18 hrs ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:26
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 145
116% 146 Pts
QC Int 556
QC Float 588
QC Mixed 572
130% 572 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 574
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 109%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2064 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 354
Reflection 325
Parallax 341
108% 340 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 322
Splatting 250
113% 263 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
44GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 418
Mixed 421
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 49
194% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 119
136% 232 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 118%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
640GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 161
Mixed 145
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.29
99% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 24.7
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 26.3
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 88%
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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 6,084 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,169
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