Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics175% 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 Drive107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:28
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 161
SC Mixed 158
126% 157 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 523
117% 518 Pts
MC Int 730
MC Float 877
MC Mixed 791
119% 799 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 3077 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
175% Outstanding
Lighting 600
Reflection 520
Parallax 628
189% 583 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 563
Splatting 287
166% 372 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 175%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
118GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 399
Mixed 411
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 45.3
164% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 126
138% 231 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 107%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 26.7
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 30.7
85% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,135
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