Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.7% 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)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:14
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 as expected (59th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 492
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 788
MC Mixed 737
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$280
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
76.2% Very good
Lighting 235
Reflection 212
Parallax 227
72% 225 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 226
Splatting 178
80% 186 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
183GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 405
Mixed 363
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 31
130% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 73.6
106% 200 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 170
Mixed 173
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.16
74% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 26.2
94% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 29.7
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.3%
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 9,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,166
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $172Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $280Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $136
Intel Core i7-7700K $285AMD RX 480 $300Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $180SanDisk Extreme 64GB $41
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $961SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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