Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 97.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93% 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:06
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 (68th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 473
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 691
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 748
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2127 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Lighting 225
Reflection 205
Parallax 221
69% 217 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 222
Splatting 169
78% 181 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 372
Mixed 381
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 23.9
158% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 33.5
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 67.8
58% 82.2 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
336GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 171
Mixed 159
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.51
4K Mixed 0.3
105% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.6% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 15.5
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.5
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.6%
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 10,736 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,079
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD 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 $945SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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