Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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.
Graphics36.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive31.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 16:19
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 above expectations (76th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 518
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 797
MC Mixed 759
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
MSI(1462 2847) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Lighting 97.1
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 119
32% 97.8 fps
MRender 85.9
Gravity 115
Splatting 75.1
40% 92 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY XLR8 240GB-$121
156GB free
Firmware: 541ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
31.7% Below average
Read 495
Write 10.9
Mixed 10.3
36% 172 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 5.58
4K Mixed 5.5
39% 10.2 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 149
Write 163
Mixed 159
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.18
81% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 109%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 1TB-$50
785GB free
Firmware: CV22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 144
Mixed 135
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.16
71% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.6% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 20.2
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 23.1
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 72.6%
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 9,408 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,166
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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