Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.7% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:58
Run Duration201 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 514
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 533
80% 535 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 977 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
64% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 151
Parallax 248
66% 198 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 156
Splatting 170
62% 149 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 64%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin ECO2 240GB-$109
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 165 180 174 153 156 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 292
Write 238
Mixed 250
SusWrite 165
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 42
159% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 136
121% 179 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 77%
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
79GB free
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 98 130 109 106 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 462
Write 361
Mixed 273
SusWrite 153
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 19.6
85% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 82.3
DQ Mixed 41.6
47% 80.9 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 53%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
662GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 151 153 153 154 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 181
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 151
100% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$88
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 138 139 135 138 140 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 76.2
Write 108
Mixed 68
SusWrite 136
71% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.5
191% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 91%
Seagate BUP BK 4TB
392GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 71 73 73 73 74 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
42.1% Average
Read 72.8
Write 98
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 72.9
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
174% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 68%
WD My Book 1230 4TB
133GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 107 106 106 105 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 78
SusWrite 106
135% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
112% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GU6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 23.1
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 24.6
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 87%
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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 11,334 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: $1,076
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