Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:10
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 534
QC Float 565
QC Mixed 530
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 700
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 760
112% 752 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
74% Very good
Lighting 233
Reflection 197
Parallax 235
72% 222 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 210
Splatting 166
75% 176 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
73GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 411
Mixed 415
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 35
169% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 104
127% 222 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$68
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 90.1
Write 89
Mixed 75.8
64% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.19
73% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 66%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
400GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 92.9
Write 88.6
Mixed 70.5
106% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.2
72% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$226
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23.8
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 81%
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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 9,839 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,123
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HDDRAMUSB
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