Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics173% 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 Drive188% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:10
Run Duration407 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 503
QC Mixed 478
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 789
MC Mixed 752
112% 747 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
173% Outstanding
Lighting 582
Reflection 527
Parallax 595
181% 568 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 564
Splatting 291
167% 375 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 173%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
188% Outstanding
Read 1,845
Write 975
Mixed 1,075
286% 1,298 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 30.8
150% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 48.2
DQ Write 399
DQ Mixed 206
164% 218 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 188%
Great: 236%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
39GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 484
Write 340
Mixed 333
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 18.8
120% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 41.3
DQ Write 85.9
DQ Mixed 18.8
27% 48.7 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 108%
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
20GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 488
Write 270
Mixed 335
80% 364 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 51.6
4K Mixed 20
80% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 19.8
DQ Write 58.9
DQ Mixed 12.9
18% 30.6 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB-$109
641GB free
Firmware: CC98 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 112
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.2
70% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 70%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 8GB
7GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
7.63% Terrible
Read 16.9
Write 3.12
Mixed 5.22
8% 8.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.43
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.77
82% 2.42 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.63%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 31.1
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 30.5
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.8%
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 10,244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,128
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HDDRAMUSB
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