Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics97.1% 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 Drive80% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (71%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:57
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 71%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 i5-7500-$198
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.3% Good
SC Int 59.9
SC Float 74.5
SC Mixed 74.3
56% 69.6 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 326
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 416
MC Float 458
MC Mixed 414
64% 429 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Lighting 303
Reflection 292
Parallax 302
94% 299 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 280
Splatting 216
100% 232 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
80% Very good
Read 480
Write 330
Mixed 335
84% 381 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 23.3
104% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 40.5
77% 155 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 158
Mixed 156
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.15
56% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2176 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
69.7% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.5
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 17.2
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.7%
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 11,277 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,068
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Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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