Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 82.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics143% 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 Drive85.5% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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 (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory60.7 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '18 at 21:46
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
SC Int 148
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 143
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 367
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 537
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 534
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 478
Reflection 400
Parallax 438
143% 439 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 449
Splatting 272
142% 325 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 143%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 516
Write 398
Mixed 403
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 24.6
125% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 46.9
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 28.9
36% 62.4 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C15 4x16GB-$790
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 32.6
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 20.7
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 157%
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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 10,657 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,088
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $170SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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