Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:16
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 146
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 465
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 716
MC Float 815
MC Mixed 769
115% 767 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2079 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 231
Reflection 219
Parallax 226
71% 226 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 216
Splatting 181
79% 184 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 506
Write 290
Mixed 413
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 67.1
235% 86.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 74% Great: 126%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
324GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 490 489 495 495 495 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 488
Mixed 419
SusWrite 491
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 69.1
241% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 141%
Great: 134%
FLASH Drive SM_USB20 4GB
4GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.8 11 11 11 10 11 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
7.66% Terrible
Read 25
Write 8
Mixed 5.7
SusWrite 10.6
14% 12.3 MB/s
4K Read 7.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
27% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.66%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3194 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 28.6
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 28.4
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 110%
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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 10,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,122
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i7-7700K $275AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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