Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:49
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
72.6% Very good
SC Int 123
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 127
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 318
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 533
MC Mixed 471
72% 479 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
Asus(1043 85E0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 199
Parallax 212
67% 211 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 208
Splatting 166
74% 173 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 111 127 129 129 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 322
Write 125
Mixed 238
SusWrite 136
46% 205 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 18.9
75% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 92.1
DQ Write 59.5
DQ Mixed 17.5
29% 56.4 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
41.2% Average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 11.7
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 10.1
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 47%
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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 10,866 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: $1,101
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