Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 97.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive117% 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 06 '18 at 12:24
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 138
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 475
QC Mixed 476
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 696
MC Float 779
MC Mixed 752
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 381
Parallax 460
135% 422 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 412
Splatting 253
133% 304 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 134%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 224 232 235 230 223 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 460
Mixed 357
SusWrite 252
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 62.1
213% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 117%
Great: 123%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$119
252GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 397 318 251 249 251 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 400
Write 450
Mixed 366
SusWrite 319
87% 384 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 41.3
152% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 329
247% 330 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$164
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 34
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 44.4
SC Mixed 32.3
95% 33.2 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
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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 10,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,104
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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) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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