Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics151% 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 Drive124% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 13:19
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 below expectations (26th percentile)
90% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 127
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 433
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 728
MC Mixed 730
107% 715 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
Gigabyte(1458 374C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Lighting 425
Reflection 490
Parallax 601
151% 505 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 499
Splatting 277
152% 343 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 151%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 309 289 298 275 223 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 465
Mixed 387
SusWrite 298
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 66
227% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 355
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 124%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
330GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 476 482 477 414 284 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 482
Mixed 461
SusWrite 432
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 64.1
220% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 131%
Great: 128%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
258GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 126 127 126 127 128 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 139
Write 132
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 127
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
67.2% Good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 20.1
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 22.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.2%
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 10,843 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,104
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Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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