Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive73.1% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:15
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 154
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 567
124% 548 Pts
MC Int 753
MC Float 883
MC Mixed 816
122% 817 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 113%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 384
Parallax 442
127% 407 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 405
Splatting 254
131% 300 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 129%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB-$89
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 166 83 30 56 54 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 492
Write 469
Mixed 263
SusWrite 92.7
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 31.4
117% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 250
190% 261 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 28
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 39.3
SC Mixed 32.2
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
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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 10,765 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,121
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HDDRAMUSB
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