Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
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 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics153% 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 Drive279% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:31
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU4%

 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 141
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 494
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 818
MC Mixed 771
114% 765 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
Asus(1043 85E5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Lighting 508
Reflection 489
Parallax 537
160% 511 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 488
Splatting 268
148% 335 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 153%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
278GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
279% Outstanding
Read 2,692
Write 1,280
Mixed 1,446
397% 1,806 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 64.3
240% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 514
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 184
204% 349 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 279%
Great: 246%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 179
Mixed 170
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.24
81% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2A2666C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 26.2
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 95%
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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 10,750 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: $1,057
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Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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