Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive66.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:41
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i5-7600K-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 111
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 414
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 455
MC Mixed 430
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1230 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.2
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
49.7% Average
Lighting 124
Reflection 164
Parallax 188
46% 158 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 126
Splatting 120
53% 125 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$49
32GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 460
Write 202
Mixed 280
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 3.48
99% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 22.8
68% 148 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 76%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
524GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 160
Mixed 157
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.15
70% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 109%
Maxtor STM3160215AS 160GB
130GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 65.2
Write 67.4
Mixed 60.6
48% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.41
98% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
MC Read 33
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 30
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 18.8
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 90.2%
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 9,825 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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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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