Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive282% 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:54
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 151
121% 151 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 522
QC Mixed 529
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 722
MC Float 806
MC Mixed 773
115% 767 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 425
Reflection 395
Parallax 415
130% 411 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 408
Splatting 254
132% 302 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 131%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$202
359GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
282% Outstanding
Read 2,731
Write 1,410
Mixed 1,507
414% 1,882 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 48.2
218% 79.8 MB/s
DQ Read 541
DQ Write 415
DQ Mixed 167
210% 375 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 282%
Great: 277%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
129GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 411
Mixed 423
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 49.9
185% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 131
141% 237 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
58GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 158
Write 140
Mixed 139
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.17
65% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$164
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
69.7% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 20.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 22.8
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 79%
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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 9,870 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: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,137
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HDDRAMUSB
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