Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 Drive114% 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
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime1 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:31
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 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 i5-7600K-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 548
QC Float 577
QC Mixed 561
127% 562 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 535
MC Mixed 561
81% 541 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 358
Reflection 308
Parallax 351
110% 339 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 318
Splatting 244
110% 257 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 416
Mixed 414
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 46.8
176% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 126
147% 257 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 114%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
93GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 127
Write 136
Mixed 109
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.27
96% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
55.1% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 15.9
52% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 17.9
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 58%
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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 10,273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,147
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Intel Core i7-7700K $300AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $58HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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