Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 96.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.2% 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.
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)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 09:28
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 467
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 752
MC Mixed 698
104% 699 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
67.6% Good
Lighting 199
Reflection 191
Parallax 202
62% 197 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 200
Splatting 161
72% 168 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
123GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 401
Mixed 414
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 28.5
160% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 47.9
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 28.2
61% 118 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 116%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 131
Write 166
Mixed 124
105% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 5.17
4K Mixed 0.54
178% 2.09 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$209
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
36.1% Below average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 11
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 9.2
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 82
49% 82 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 36.1%
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 8,859 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,161
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Intel Core i7-7700K $285AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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