Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 92.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 Drive204% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 10:57
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$338
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 447
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 649
100% 667 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 356
Reflection 332
Parallax 350
110% 346 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 342
Splatting 216
111% 255 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 110%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 559 313 314 313 313 311 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
204% Outstanding
Read 1,931
Write 1,416
Mixed 552
SusWrite 354
235% 1,063 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 54.7
200% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,064
DQ Write 922
DQ Mixed 646
579% 877 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 204%
Great: 231%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 480GB
170GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 540 123 124 114 128 114 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 1,043
Write 591
Mixed 459
SusWrite 190
126% 571 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 31.3
136% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 522
DQ Mixed 280
250% 368 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 113%
Great: 162%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
958GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 171 172 174 174 171 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 157
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 172
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
86.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 25.1
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 25.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 104%
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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 11,338 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,072
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Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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