Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 97.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 10:46
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 516
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 472
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 695
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 727
110% 738 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Gigabyte(1458 367B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 182
Parallax 202
64% 199 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 193
Splatting 128
68% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$105
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 511
Write 280
Mixed 349
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 22.6
132% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 35.6
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 54.7
68% 112 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 108%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
34GB free
Firmware: DXT09B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
68% Good
Read 498
Write 133
Mixed 134
55% 255 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 10.4
106% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 27.9
73% 161 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 68%
Great: 73%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$70
313GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 114
Write 98.6
Mixed 97.5
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.23
85% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 27.4
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 24.6
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 90.9%
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 10,194 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,123
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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