Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.5% 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 Drive102% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:35
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 54%

 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 i5-7600K-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 122
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 490
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 449
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 454
68% 453 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Lighting 248
Reflection 198
Parallax 221
74% 222 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 220
Splatting 173
77% 179 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 409
Mixed 417
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 37.8
166% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 43.4
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 101
93% 136 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 184
Mixed 182
141% 187 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
35.7% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 10
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 10.2
SC Mixed 8.3
25% 8.83 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 55%
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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 10,673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,089
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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