Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 94.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics172% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive216% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:05
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 below expectations (29th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 132
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 458
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 609
MC Float 759
MC Mixed 739
105% 702 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$728
MSI(1462 360C) ≥ 4GB; GAMING TRIO X
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 566
Reflection 532
Parallax 630
182% 576 fps
MRender 271
Gravity 549
Splatting 294
165% 371 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 172%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$238
60GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 494
Mixed 514
114% 510 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 46.4
166% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 160
167% 274 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 117%
Great: 121%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$586
45GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 1,453
Write 1,254
Mixed 1,267
295% 1,324 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 56.5
213% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 174
182% 300 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 216%
Great: 268%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$238
39GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 495
Mixed 515
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 47.4
166% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 158
168% 277 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 118%
Great: 121%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
139GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 163
Write 123
Mixed 136
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.24
84% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 27.8
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 27.9
78% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.9%
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 9,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,137
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