Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 110%, 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 Drive93.8% 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 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '18 at 20:54
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 563
QC Mixed 554
124% 547 Pts
MC Int 723
MC Float 817
MC Mixed 752
114% 764 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 461
Reflection 410
Parallax 431
139% 434 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 441
Splatting 270
141% 321 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 140%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 408
Mixed 417
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 26.8
153% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 45.1
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 27
34% 58 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 134%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
75GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
187% Outstanding
Read 1,571
Write 1,094
Mixed 1,100
278% 1,255 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 24.6
176% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 57.5
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 29.6
62% 119 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 187%
Great: 237%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
69GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 2,299
Write 1,209
Mixed 1,064
334% 1,524 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 34.2
197% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 518
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 190
207% 351 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 243%
Great: 237%
WD Elements 25A1 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 25a1
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
36.9% Below average
Read 72.8
Write 73.5
Mixed 74.6
96% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.29
126% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 66%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
106GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Read 70
Write 73.5
Mixed 30.2
71% 57.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.83
4K Mixed 0.36
112% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C15 4x16GB-$831
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.8% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.6
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 24.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.8%
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 10,222 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,120
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