Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 152%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive107% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory60.1 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 22:20
Run Duration219 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 153
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 599
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 502
124% 545 Pts
MC Int 762
MC Float 866
MC Mixed 824
122% 817 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 105%
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 (97th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 459
Reflection 410
Parallax 432
139% 434 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 444
Splatting 270
141% 322 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 140%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$96
194GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
276% Outstanding
Read 2,854
Write 1,270
Mixed 1,535
414% 1,887 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 41.3
220% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 519
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 133
182% 336 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 276%
Great: 234%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$96
164GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
275% Outstanding
Read 2,783
Write 1,212
Mixed 1,470
399% 1,821 MB/s
4K Read 60.7
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 47.1
232% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 533
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 152
200% 363 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 275%
Great: 234%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 360
Mixed 374
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 48.7
167% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 112
133% 231 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 107%
Great: 133%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 8TB
4TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 235
Write 249
Mixed 185
167% 223 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.3
144% 1.65 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 139%
Great: 220%
Seagate BUP BK 4TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0304
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
42.3% Average
Read 101
Write 46.5
Mixed 56.6
51% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 0.18
4K Mixed 0.09
46% 0.35 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 67%
Seagate BUP BK 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 95.1
Write 89.2
Mixed 61.3
61% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 5.21
4K Mixed 0.45
187% 2.22 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 67%
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 @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24.4
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 24.8
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 77%
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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