Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84.2% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory25.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:59
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 471
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 695
MC Float 802
MC Mixed 764
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 447
Reflection 399
Parallax 418
135% 421 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 430
Splatting 259
137% 312 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 136%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$295
23GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 509
Write 161
Mixed 227
65% 299 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 26.9
140% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 74.7
113% 216 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 180
Mixed 165
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.31
97% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
289GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Read 248
Write 251
Mixed 176
168% 225 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 3.06
4K Mixed 0.41
138% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 143%
Great: 244%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 30.5
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 30.4
86% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 133%
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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 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,185
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