Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:41
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 510
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 714
MC Float 808
MC Mixed 772
114% 764 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
69.8% Good
Lighting 219
Reflection 196
Parallax 209
66% 208 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 200
Splatting 159
72% 169 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
62GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 405
Mixed 415
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 47.7
187% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 116
145% 258 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 117%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
336GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 168
Mixed 160
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.29
107% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.2% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.4
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 54.2%
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 7,870 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,135
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Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $285Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $146
HDDRAMUSB
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