Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 96.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.95% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive95.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 19:35
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$338
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 462
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 700
MC Float 789
MC Mixed 758
112% 749 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
9.95% Terrible
Lighting 25
Reflection 31.4
Parallax 27.1
8% 27.8 fps
MRender 25.1
Gravity 22.2
Splatting 38.1
11% 28.5 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.95%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$84
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 409
Mixed 419
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 24.9
148% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 44
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 23.6
60% 118 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 123%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$84
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 102
Write 107
Mixed 103
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.18
101% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 22.7
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 88%
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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 11,336 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: $1,073
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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