Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% 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 Drive113% 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
8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 9 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 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, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:27
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 163
SC Mixed 157
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 571
QC Mixed 521
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 759
MC Float 899
MC Mixed 834
124% 831 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2902 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 564
Reflection 522
Parallax 599
178% 561 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 535
Splatting 287
162% 364 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 169%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
122GB 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 (90th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 394
Mixed 409
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 48.8
179% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 126
141% 241 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 113%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 27.1
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 28.6
80% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 103%
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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 6,074 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 - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,133
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HDDRAMUSB
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