Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 Drive86.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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)
Memory12.5 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 07:24
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 153
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 586
QC Mixed 547
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 761
MC Float 880
MC Mixed 824
123% 822 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2857 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 437
Parallax 459
137% 443 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 448
Splatting 282
147% 336 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 143%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB-$107
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 242 248 148 64 66 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 495
Write 473
Mixed 340
SusWrite 197
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 38.9
130% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 254
210% 301 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$148
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 28
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 32
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 101%
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 10,879 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: $1,102
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $148SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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