Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 98.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics175% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive190% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:19
Run Duration396 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$339
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 475
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 479
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 696
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 751
111% 746 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
175% Outstanding
Lighting 584
Reflection 530
Parallax 599
182% 571 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 569
Splatting 303
169% 381 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 175%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
190% Outstanding
Read 1,864
Write 973
Mixed 1,117
290% 1,318 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 26.6
157% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 49.7
DQ Write 398
DQ Mixed 24.1
78% 157 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 190%
Great: 231%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
39GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 485
Write 333
Mixed 326
84% 381 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 19.6
125% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 39.3
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 19
50% 98.9 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 109%
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
20GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 493
Write 263
Mixed 339
80% 365 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 58.4
4K Mixed 13.3
77% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 19.8
DQ Write 44.7
DQ Mixed 57.4
36% 40.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB-$275
641GB free
Firmware: CC98 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 116
Write 119
Mixed 111
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.14
60% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 71%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 8GB
7GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
9.16% Terrible
Read 18
Write 3.3
Mixed 5.15
8% 8.82 MB/s
4K Read 6.51
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.86
101% 2.92 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.16%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.4
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 24
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 104%
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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 11,338 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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: $1,072
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HDDRAMUSB
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