Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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.
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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:10
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 131
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 517
QC Mixed 525
118% 523 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 737
109% 732 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 422
Reflection 388
Parallax 408
129% 406 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 407
Splatting 256
132% 302 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 130%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$190
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 499
Write 375
Mixed 282
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 48.6
189% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 296
234% 327 MB/s
Poor: 62% Great: 118%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
20GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 110 115 142 146 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 138
Mixed 114
SusWrite 126
106% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 27
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 29.9
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 94.9%
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 10,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,104
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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