Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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 Drive92.3% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 01:40
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 515
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 513
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 842
MC Mixed 796
117% 782 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$538
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 456
Reflection 408
Parallax 432
138% 432 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 432
Splatting 267
139% 318 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 139%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
120GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 403
Mixed 415
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 27.1
149% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 43.8
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 27
34% 57.2 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
573GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Read 172
Write 136
Mixed 128
109% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.3
109% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$190
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 28.1
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 32
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
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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 8,908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,169
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $300Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $137
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $175AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $957SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $193SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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